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Something’s Fishy (and Very Tasty) in Popotla

April 8, 2013 // 4 Comments

Rock Cod Zerandeado on the grill, Popotla, Baja Norte
Your Gringo has always loved seafood. And in my quest for the good stuff, I’ve learned many times over that the BEST seafood is caught, cleaned, cooked, served and enjoyed in the same place. From Baja-style lobster in Puerto Nuevo, to fresh almejas chocolatas (chocolate clams) in La Paz and [Read More]

Dia de los Muertos in Michoacan

October 6, 2012 // 2 Comments

Michoacan Dia de los Muertos poster.
PATZCUARO, MICHOACAN – As the air begins to cool and the nighttime arrives much sooner, October and November herald the onset of Fall and the arrival of Halloween in the US. Like most other Holidays we observe here, the pagan origins of Halloween have become muddied amidst an onslaught of [Read More]

Tulum Ruins: The Gem of the Mayan Riviera

September 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Templo del Dios Viento, Tulum, Mexico
TULUM, QUINTANA ROO – As we near the end of the Mayan Calendar in December this year, I thought it would be a good time to take you back with your Gringo and his family to the two Mayan ruins we had the pleasure to visit during our trip through the Yucatan Peninsula last year, starting with [Read More]

San Felipe: So Long. And Thanks for All the Fish

March 15, 2012 // 5 Comments

SAN FELIPE, BAJA CALIFORNIA – Just back from a four night trip last month with two old buddies from Back East to San Felipe, Baja California, Mexico. Both Steve and Alan were glad to be rid of their winter existences back in Ohio and Colorado, respectively, and after a very busy few months [Read More]

Loreto: Adventures in Dude Town

March 1, 2006 // 1 Comment

street-scene-loreto-baja-sur-mexico
LORETO, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR – When my buddy Steve called to discuss a possible trip to visit Ursula and I, we considered planning a much-needed vacation together (outside of San Diego) that would provide a break from the daily stress of our routines. After some deliberation, consideration and [Read More]