Todo Norte 10 – Hitching from Guatemala into Mexico

I reached the Mexican border by the grace of two Guatemalan truckers. The first was an outgoing family man, talkative, at the end of his shift, who dropped me at strategic intersection of comedors and rumbling trucks heading towards the Mexican border about 20 km distant. There I was picked up by the second trucker.... Continue Reading →

I just got stitches in Mexico without providing any form of identification… [blog 032]

...And when, after the appointment, I told the pharmacist/doctor's assistant that I had to run back to the hostel to grab my wallet, she asked me to leave my cell phone as collateral. Muy tranquilo! So yeah I needed a total of 16 stitches -- 11 outside and 5 on some inner layer of tissue... Continue Reading →

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