Mayan Ruins throughout Mexico and the Caribbean are a very popular excursion for those staying at resorts or cruising. Through this two part series I will give you my tips for visiting five of the Mayan Ruins I’ve had the privilege of visiting. 897 more words
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Pioneering in Holbox. I realized as I biked across the white sand street filled with moguls & puddles, at sunset, to pick up the recycled curtains at the laundromat by six pm before they closed, it’s the struggle on Holbox Island that keeps us young at heart . Everyday we wake up with a purpose, another mini marathon, as we source, and dig, plant and clean, negotiate & barter, build and dream. We are a hearty crowd, those of us who have chosen to “create” on this windswept island... create a life or a home or a business or a community.
I am a pioneer of another era, but a morning spent searching for a piece of zapote (hardwood from the Yucatan Peninsula mainland) in the baking November sun – to make a sign or a shelf or a cuttingboard, binds me with those who spent a day maybe in 1802 walking through a dusty frontier town in pursuit of a piece of wood for a wagon step, or a sign to sell hot coffee in a dented tin cup to passersby on the Oregon Trail, or for a makeshift prairie camp shelf. 315 more words
Just came back from a relaxing getaway to Cancun! It was my first time in Mexico and it was everything I expected. Gorgeous turquoise blue beaches, long never ending white sand, straw cabana huts, happy hours filled with tropical drinks galore, tons of infinity pools overlooking the beautiful beaches, palm trees, lots of Mexican food especially authentic street tacos, colorful iguanas roaming the streets, tropical rainforest lined highways, intricate vibrant piñatas, gigantic sombreros, delicious cinnamon churros, cenotes natural cave pools underground, rainbow sunsets, mayan ruins, traditional mariachi music, salsa dancing and learning Spanish. 524 more words