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We'll do our best to keep this up to date and in chronological order, so that it's a diary and photographic record of our adventures. Expect to see posts starting around 2 March 2018....

Pretty much all the AirBnB accommodation, flights, trains, ship and car hire has been locked in, with a little bit of flexibility in both Chile and Japan....

Barrancas del Cobre (Copper Canyon) has got to be one of the treasures of the world. Bigger and better than the Grand Canyon in every way - simply stunning....

El Fuerte means "the strong". John had made enquiries at the Barrancas train station to discover whether we could pay by credit card and the conductor told him no, followed by a very theatrical "show me the caaaash!!!!) Given our remaining Mexican currency, and the fact there...

In El Fuerte we woke to that lovely river view from our balcony and then headed for a quick breakfast, cooked by the owner. The coffee was to die for. I usually always have milk with mine, but that would've been an insult to that...

On arrival in Creel we booked into the Posada de Cobre, room is very basic but the beds are bliss. Also the hotel provided an excellent shuttle service and collected us from the train station, as well as delivering us to Downtown and collecting us...

Just an overnight stay before saying goodbye to wonderful Mexico and off to New Orleans....

We stayed in an AirBnB in Bywater, very handy for buses and trams (streetcars) but also only 40 minutes' walk in really great weather. The AirBnB was a really cute "shotgun" house, its cast iron front railings generously decorated in sparkling necklaces, a motif of...