Setfree Sarah in South America

Me, my canon and trusty rucksack spent a year exploring Central and South America. Check out my travel blog and instagram for snapshots of my Latin American experiences, from seeking out the best hot chocolate in the highlands of Mexico, to experiencing Navidad (Christmas) Guatemalan-style!

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April 15, 2014

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January 20, 2014

Tulum, located in the Quintana Roo state of Mexico, on the Caribbean coast, is the last place I had expected to find retro design, but I was proven very wrong. Hungry, and in need of a substanial breakfast, I discovered 'Teetotum' - a retro-hip boutique hotel and resta...

January 19, 2014

When it comes to a picture perfect setting, the pre-columbian Maya walled city of Tulum scores pretty highly. Located on the Riviera Maya, south of Cancun, it is the only Mayan site to be built overlooking the ocean. Its ancient name was 'Zuma' meaning 'place of the da...

January 13, 2014

Anyone trying to kick their chocolate fix is going to have to exercise A LOT of restraint in San Cristobal - fact! Cacao was first discovered in the Chiapas region of Mexico and Guatemala over 4000 years ago and it has been cultivated to make chocolate, very good choco...

January 8, 2014

11 years ago, I stumbled across San Cristobal in the Central Highland Region of Chiapas, on my overland adventures across Mexico, and it left a lasting impression. So I decided to make a little detour on my journey between the Guatemalan highlands, and the Caribbean co...

December 8, 2013

A trip down memory lane. On the eve of my travel adventures to Central and South America, here is a little teaser. Rewind 10 years, and a friend and I decided to take some time out from London and go explore Mexico. I can still vividly recall the sounds, smells and vib...

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