Peeling Back the Layers on Oaxaca


By Robin Anderson, Crooked Trails Mexico Director I’m often asked what first drew me to Oaxaca when I began my 15-year love affair with this region of Mexico. Frankly, nothing beyond the promise of a … Read More

Meet Cody, our Newest Volunteer!

Cody Chapin Crooked Trails

We’d like to proudly introduce Cody Chapin as our newest Crooked Trails volunteer! Cody has dedicated much of his career to environmental sustainability, public policy, and education and comes to us with a Masters in … Read More

Step into a Completely Different Mexico

Mountains Oaxaca Mexico trek

By Crooked Trails Co-founder Chris Mackay When I agreed to go trekking in Mexico’s Sierra Norte with CT guide Robin Anderson, I had an image of desert-like landscapes with rocky outcrops and scattered impoverished villages. … Read More

Going Local in Peru: Have Dinner with Doris

dinner with Doris in Cusco Peru

By Crooked Trails Co-founder Christine Mackay The popularity of Airbnb is that it allows travelers to go local. Sure, it’s exciting to live in someone else’s house for a night or two, but it doesn’t … Read More