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Ten Days in Mexico

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In the weeks leading up to my trip, I had heard about all the dangers of going to Mexico for Spring Break. American students were warned to stay clear of the Mexican borders due to the dangers surrounding the ongoing Drug War, and to “never go off the beaten track”. Although we were flying to Cancun, an area classified as safe by US authorities, our journey wasn’t ending there. We decided to make the most of our ten day trip and travel all around the Yucatán Peninsula and experience as much as we could of the ‘real’ Mexico, not just a beach tourist resort untouched by t...