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We Are Made of Star Dust

Dinner was done and the last rays of sunshine cut across the porch as I stretched out to contemplate the nature of all things. Maya was napping on the couch and Tessa was rolling around on the warm concrete walkway. 789 more words


A Couple of Interesting Places

I decided today was a pyramid kind of day, so with that in mind, I went exploring Egypt. Specifically, EGYPT ONE: Egypt (126,78,21), a moderate sim. 182 more words

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Stranded in a Sauna - Palenque Ruins & Guatemala Border Crossing

We had to almost sprint with our backpacks to the bus station after being delayed arguing about payment with our sleepy hostel host. We boarded the fancy ADO bus, which was quite empty at this hour, and passed out thanks to our motion sickness pills. 1,199 more words

Central & South America

Gran Museo del Mundo Maya

This is a remarkable Museum that details the history of the Yucatan peninsula beginning with the Chicxulub meteorite room.  The building itself is an incredible looking modern edifice, that appears to be wrapped in ribbons.  214 more words

Viva La Mexico - Xixichen Itza

Xixichen Itza(read as Chichen Itza) is one of the 7 New Wonders of the world. It is the tallest pyramid in the Peninsula and the largest of the Mesoamerica. 190 more words


San Cristóbal de las Casas - A night bus to remember, a city to adore

After a great day touring the ruins of Monte Albán and its surrounding villages, we hopped on our first night bus of our travels to San Cristóbal de las Casas. 1,021 more words

Central & South America

Chia Me

Salvia Hispanica, or simply seeds of Chia, are native to Mexico and are a derivative of the mint family of flowering plants. Yes, they are where Chia Pets sprouted from. 503 more words