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Old 03-01-2008, 11:48 PM   #1
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Exclamation Ok I'm leaving for mexico asap, where do i go!

I have just broken up with my girlfriend and thrown this trip together in the last couple of days. I bought a ticket to mexico city and plan to just go ever where the wind takes me for 2 weeks, while trying to make my way back to el paso texas in the end. I have no idea what to do or where to go. I bought a recomended backpack and plan to stay in hostels the whole time. I am trying to do this for as cheap as possible, but i am fexible if there is something fun to do. really just want to see the country meet fellow backpackers and drink. My questions is what should i make sure and see or what is cool that i can't miss, where should I go? any tips on any bad spots to watch out for? What not to do? Any other tips of things i need to bring or don't need to bring? I thought about bringing a sleeping bag for the hostels do i need too? help me please, oh and everyone is telling me that i am going to get robbed and stuff, is that true. I have read some that says it is and some that says it isn't. Is there usually hostels in small towns? please post thanks tommy.
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Old 03-02-2008, 02:55 AM   #2
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Sorry dude, can't tell ya anything about Mexico, but plenty of people here will fill you in. But you're about to have a badass trip. Just don't sweat anything, get a guidebook so that you get a rough idea of what to do (but don't use it too seriously), and you'll be fine.

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Old 03-02-2008, 06:48 AM   #3
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I've only been in the Mexico City area. If you are at all interested in history you MUST see Teotihuacan. It's a short (45 minute) bus ride out of Mexico City. There are a lot of great sites around the area and the bus system is easy & cheap! We didn't stay in hostels so I can't help you there.

A lot of folks on here have been around Mexico more than I so I'm sure they'll chime in soon with some great info. Definitely get a guide book. Different people like different things & that's a good way to pick what sounds good to you.

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thanks guys, I am planning on getting a guidebook just going wherever. I'm really up for anything. I really just hope to meet some peoplw and just tag along for a bit. oh yeah, I just got out of the army in sep. 07, 101st abn., tommy
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Guanajuato. Haven't been but my boyfriend spent a year there and it sounds incredible. Colorful city, fabulous food, and full of students, young people, and life.
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