Coasting with Culture
Travel Log
2018 Mexico Trip
October 18 - November 2, 2018

Part 2 - A Day in Monterrey
Part 1 - The Journey South
 
The start of another Coasting with Culture adventure! This time it's off to Mexico, and the trip begins with a few flights to get to Monterrey.
 
The start of another Coasting with Culture adventure! This time it's off to Mexico, and the trip begins with a few flights to get to Monterrey.
Part 3 - More Mexican Coasters
Part 4 - Exploring Guadalajara
 
After a day in Monterrey, it was time to head to Guadalajara, and upon arrival,
a road trip was taken in the hear of Mexico to visit two off-the-beaten-path parks in Morelia and León.

 
After driving around Mexico, it was
time for some exploring in Guadalajara to enjoy the central part of the city.


Part 6 - Selva Magica
Part 5 - Looking for Guadalajara Coasters
 
The next day in Mexico begins with the best amusement park in Jalisco, and
with one of the most intense roller coasters ever experienced!

 
After exploring the heart of Guadalajara, it's time to find some roller coasters around town visiting a couple of smaller amusement parks and a local major festival.

Part 7 - A Night of Lucha Libre
Part 8 - Cancun
 
The last evening in Guadalajara brings an evening of the traditional Mexican style of pro wrestling known as Lucha Libre, and this show is held in one of the most historic venues for the sport.

 
Next stop, Cancun. The overall experience of this short visit is a mixed bag due to some early negative experiences , but gets better with more cultural and scenic sights.

Part 10 - Día de los
Muertos Parade
Part 9 - Back to Mexico City
 
To begin the festivities of Día de los Muertos for this visit to Mexico, Gary heads to Plaza Reforma in Mexico City to see the Día de los Muertos parade.

 
For the rest of the trip in Mexico, it's time to go back to Mexico City, and after arriving to the last hotel of the trip, there would be food, exploration and another Mexican coaster!

Part 11 - La Feria
Chapultepec Magico
 
The Mexico trip continues to one of the main amusement parks of Mexico City, for enjoying some great coasters including one of the only moibus style wooden coasters in the world.

Alberta Weekend 2015
October 9-12, 2015
 
Join Gary up North as he goes for a short visit to Calgary and  Edmonton in Alberta, experiencing the Calgary Tower, the site of the  1988 Winter Olympics, and the  birthplace of the Mounties. We'll also  take a look at Galaxyland inside of the West Edmonton Mall, and  Calgary's Calaway Park. 
Part 3: West Edmonton Mall
Part 1: Arrival in Calgary
Part 2: Hockey Night at the Saddledome
Part 4: Canada Olympic Park
Part 7: Fort Calgary
Part 5: Banff and
the Canadian Rockies
Part 6: Calaway Park