My Run-In With A Notorious Mexican Drug Cartel

April 2, 2019
Original post was published here.
My Craziest Travel Story Somewhere In Mexico…

This is the story of how I accidentally wandered into an extremely remote Mexican village that was openly controlled by a ruthless drug cartel — and what happened next.

No, this is not an April fools post. Posted April 2nd!

The other week I was taking an Uber from the airport, chatting with the driver about traveling and working around the world as a nomad.

After asking the standard question everyone asks “what’s your favorite country”, he wanted to know if I’ve ever felt in any danger while traveling.

Sure, I’ve been scared before.

When I crossed the border into Afghanistan by myself on foot. Balancing on rusty beams 300 feet over a canyon in Spain. Attempting to wade across a crocodile-infested river in Costa Rica. Scuba diving without a cage in…

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