In August 2010, a friend of ours, Fabrice, got married in Aguascalientes, Mexico.Therefore, I was an honored member of the delegation representing Switzerland. A wedding is an experience in itself, but a Mexican one is well…indescribable.
We celebrated quite well and drank a lot of Tequila. You would be amazed to see how much these people can soak up their national beverage… even the grandmas. My ankle’s ligaments being torn, I was on pills and thus had an excuse not to drink that much. But some other were not that lucky and ended up well… let’s keep that for another time.
Anyways, after a 4-days celebration in Agua, three team members (my cousin Arnaud, a friend of ours, Olivier and myself) went on a road trip for around a month throughout this amazing country, version pure lujo!
We went from Agua to Mexico DF, from Mexico DF to Oaxaca. We picked-up a car there and went to the West Coast (Huatulco). After a short chilling/surfing break, we continued our way through the Chiapas region (Palenque, San Cristobal) and finished our trip in Playa del Carmen, Yucatan. This last part was probably the one that I didn’t like as much as the others. My feeling is quite balanced to be honest. The landscapes are beautiful and the monuments breathtaking. However, the concentration of all-included resorts full of tourist eating tons burgers, sausage or whatever (and wasting it even more), the tourists getting drunk everywhere or the beaches distorted by the concrete made me a bit sick.
I hope you’ll enjoy these snapshots (captured with a Nikon D5000, a 35mm Nikon f/1.8 DX and a Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6). As for me, I keep great memories of this trip, to be marked in the annals!