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Mexico

Marveling at a Mayan Palace 1300 years old, Palenque as parrots scream and howler monkeys growl in the emerald jungle, sweating around you. This is Mexico. Slip of a sandy beach surrounded by palm trees and turquoise waves of the Pacific warm in Puerto Vallarta. This, too, is Mexico. Dinner on salmon enchiladas and chrysanthemum salad at a fusion restaurant in Mexico City, dancing all night at a local high-energy Guadalajara, kayaking at dawn past a colony of sea lions in Baja California – all these are unique experiences in Mexico. Each visitor goes home with their own unforgettable images. Such a big country, halfway between temperate and tropical zones, reaching 5 kilometers into the sky and extends over 10,000 km from its coast, a city of 19 million people at its center and a myriad of small people around the world, can not fail to offer a variety of options for the human adventure.

Mexico is what we do. Its billions of dollars from the tourism industry is adept at satisfying those who like their travel easy. But the adventure is what undoubtedly will if you take a few steps out of the way pre-packaged. Activity based tourism, ecotourism, community tourism and real – the kind that actually helps preserve the local environment – are developing rapidly in rural areas. The opportunities to get to spectacular wild places in Mexico and interaction with local communities are bigger than ever – canyoning world class near Monterrey or cooking lessons in the Veracruz area of ​​hiking the cloud forests in Oaxaca and snorkeling in the coral reefs of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Planning your first trip to Mexico? Be prepared for more crowds, noise, bustle and the poverty of what we’re used to, especially if it’s your first trip outside the developed world. But do not worry – most Mexicans will be more than happy to help you feel at home in their country. Invest a little time before you go on learning, even just a couple of Spanish phrases – every word I know to make your trip a little easier and more enjoyable.

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Before Cancun and Ixtapa, Acapulco was the original city of the parts of Mexico. With stunning yellow beaches and nightlife of 24 hours, which was called. “Pacific Pearl” During its heyday, Acapulco was the playground for the rich and famous as Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, John F. . Jacqueline Kennedy and his wife honeymooned here. It was immortalized in films like Fun in Acapulco Elvis TV at sea.

Peru

Clinging to the Andes, between the arid coastal desert and the lush area of the Amazon rainforest in Peru offers a wide range of experiences that can be difficult to choose between them. Solemn pilgrimage to the gods and indigenous Christians. Neon lights of discos full of young people get to enjoy. Ancient ruins divulge secrets of prehistory. There are museums to visit, Ogle lakes, waves for surfing, labyrinthine cities to explore.

This is a country where practices are deeply rooted – 5000 years to be exact. However, it is a constantly energized by new influences. In Peru, you can enjoy African rhythms, admire impressive Catholic churches and examine indigenous textiles inspired by pre-Columbian tradition.

Meanwhile, prepare to send to your vision (and camera) at full speed. Peru is home to snowy mountains, giant sand dunes, flocks of brightly colored tropical birds, postcard perfect volcanoes and rocky outcrops in the Pacific inhabited by sea lions argumentative.
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And do not forget the food – a reward of sublime concoctions made ​​from local ingredients and contemporary. You will need weeks to enjoy the wide selection of delicacies: from rare strains of potatoes for a guinea pig for succulent sea mollusks.