Day 01 (Part 1)–Getting to Mexico

Greetings, fellow travelers-in-spirit!  It’s been a long day for all of us—currently we’ve been traveling together for 12 hours—and it’s not over yet!  I am happy to report that we have all made it safely to Mexico City and are awaiting our flight to Tuxtla Gutierrez Airport in Chiapas.  After that, we have a bus ride through the mountains in the dark, and we should be at our hotel and preparing to sleep by 11:00 tonight.

We all arrived at the airport this morning without mishap—we were checked off Professor Chris’s list and given an envelope that contained all our dinner money for the trip.  The most excitement I experienced before we boarded our (first) plane was Continue reading