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Isla Espiritu Santo: The World’s Aquarium

April 25, 2013 // 3 Comments

Bahia Ensenada Grande, Isla Partida.
LA PAZ, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR – I slipped off my flip flops, hiked up my backpack and waded into the warm water of Bahia La Paz, just off the malecon in La Paz, Baja Sur. As the small covered panga backed toward me with four passengers already onboard and two smiling local crewmen, I knew that [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]