First of all – go with money. It’s Cancun! What are you doing there without money?
Technically I’ve been budgeting the whole year: staying in hostels, buying food to cook in the hostel kitchen, taking advantage of my friend’s house, busing around, catching an uber, even hitchhiking a bit. But Cancun is not really your “cultural” experience. Cancun is your holiday get-away. So that’s how it should be spent.
Frida Kahlo is definitely an inspiration. In fact I based a whole assignment on her in my first semester at la Universidad Católica de la Santísima de Concepcion. So this post is going to be in Spanglish since I’m going to directly copy parts of that assignment. Either way you should get the main point – she’s an inspiration.
So while I was in the middle of her birth country, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to pay her house a visit.
Some of the best things happen when you just stumble into them -which is exactly what happened in Chiapas de Corzo.
Have you ever heard of the Fiesta de Enero en Chiapas de Corzo? Yeh I hadn’t either, and neither had my friends from Monterrey, Mexico. But there we were, in the middle of it.
Living with them taught me a few things about their culture. And I’m talking about real things- not just the fact they don’t ride donkeys down the street, that they have their own Mexican Spanish and that they eat tacos.