Lonely Planet Traveller, July 2014

GREAT ESCAPE: MEXICO

Head to the south of this huge country to experience all that is best about Mexico – explore vividly coloured towns, cut through the jungle to find abandoned Mayan cities, sample heady mezcal and world-class street food, and escape the crowds to unwind on scarcely visited white-sand beaches

WORDS DUNCAN CRAIG  PHOTOGRAPHS JUSTIN FOULKES