- Tacos, tamales and tomatillos; jamaica, cerveza and tequilaWe're starting our sixth week in Mexico, and surprisingly, it has taken this long to get around to writing about one of my favourite things - food and wine. There's not so much to report about wine - it Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Jan 15, 2015
- Mexico 2015 How time flies when you you are having fun and entertaining friends from France. But all good things must come to an end. Today is their departure from us to a hotel near the airport as they have Posted by OhUiginn in Mexico 2015 | Jan 14, 2015
- week 2 in the YucatanAndy and I made a quick trip into Merida this week to see our dentist, Dr. Ricardo Peniche, a great guy who is an implant specialist. He often travels to teach implant procedures in Columbia, Argentina and other latin or Posted by hermanita in Winter 2015 | Jan 13, 2015
- Reinvention is Serious Business
Finely-sifted sand like powder, that sticks to everything
I dig my toes into its cool softness
I feel a vibration of music thumping
as I try to listen to my Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Jan 12, 2015
- The Doggy Days of TravelAt some point you knew I would have to write about some of the more difficult aspects of
long term travel.
I'd hate for you to think that all travel is romantic, rewarding and renewing. There are days
you wake up Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Jan 12, 2015
- The City of Aguilars and Playa del Carmen
After leaving Merida, we bus it back to the center of the Yucatan to spend the
night in the town of Vallodolid, or as I now call it 'The Town of Aguilars'.
Vallodolid is home to several Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Jan 12, 2015
- A Few of my Favourite ThingsICE CREAM:
Coco is one of my favourite flavours. It is what coconut is called in Mexico. Cappuccino is another one of the best. It is so yummy! We tried as many ice cream places as we could in Guanajuato. Posted by Salsa Sojourns in Salsa Sojourns | Jan 10, 2015
- We're Not Lost, We're Exploring[center][/center]
Driving around Mexico without getting lost is no small challenge, and one that , frankly, we don't expect to meet. We have no GPS, and we really have no reliable map (unless yo Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Jan 10, 2015
- Death in SayulitaWe've been having sunny, life-affirming experiences in Mexico, so death and dying are not top of mind. However, you cannot be in Mexico for very long before the spectre of death comes up. Beach vendors sell papier mache skulls Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Jan 6, 2015
- Leaving the cold & arriving in the warm arms of the YucatanWith a flight at 6 am, 3 am seems like getting up in the middle of the night...oh wait, it is!
After an uneventful flight we arrived in Cancun tired but ready for the beginning of this winter's adventure in the Posted by hermanita in Winter 2015 | Jan 6, 2015
- Etiquette?I clear my nostrils as well as possible in the mornings using shower water and then finishing with a good supply of kleenex.
Everybody picks their nose....but avoid it in public. My Canadian experience of this is that, if Posted by travelDIAS in The Travelling Dias' | Jan 5, 2015
- Spanish lessonsWithin a few days of arriving, I developed a strong desire to do a better job of speaking to the locals. TV is in Spanish or English with subtitles and there is a little learning going on here, Posted by travelDIAS in The Travelling Dias' | Jan 4, 2015
- City on the Edge of Forever
Okay, I know what you're thinking. "There he goes again with another Star Trek reference."
Well Gosh-Golly, this time I couldn't really help it. I tried to come up with an appropr Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Jan 4, 2015
- La Familia in Sayulita[center]FELIZ ANO NUEVO[/center]
I've been trying to get this blog entry written for a few days, but our company has been way more entertaining and diverting. La Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Jan 1, 2015
- Nothing changes on New Years Day, or does it?(photo taken at Cozuma, in a horse-pulled cart on our way to cenotes, w/Jennifer, Jack, and Zoe)
Thank you 2014, and Chinese Year of the Horse for the leaps into new places.
Leaving be Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Dec 31, 2014
- December 27thWell, today is our last full day “on the high seas.” And, speaking of high seas, the trip back has been fairly rough. We’ve encountered waves in excess of 7.5 feet, and wind gusts over 25 knots. Posted by dickmetz1 in First Cruise | Dec 27, 2014
- The Architecture of Merida pt. 2As we walk the streets of Merida, which are sort of crumbly, we continue to be drawn to the peeling paint colors and old Colonials.
Bougainvilleas flourish here and add such pretty color as they stand tall, or drape over walls. Posted by woa in GandaTravel 2014-2015 | Dec 27, 2014
- December 26thToday was an uneventful day. Our ship is slowly en route back to LA. The weather is windy, and somewhat chilly. Can’t tell if it’s the breeze or a cold front—like it makes a difference.
Essentially, there hasn’t Posted by dickmetz1 in First Cruise | Dec 26, 2014
- Seafood Chowder, World Cup and lazy days
From swimming with Whale Sharks we headed to Mexico City stopping off for a day in Veracruz to break the journey.
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- Snokelling with Whale Sharks
From Tulum we made our way to Cancun and on to Isla de la Mujeres. Our reason: Whale Sharks.
We arrived in the late af Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Dec 26, 2014
- Cenotes, wow!
We crossed the border into Mexico and pushed through to Tulum for our first night. We found a lovely hostel to stay right near the bus stop thanks to the advice of a very friendly bus sto Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Dec 26, 2014
- Christmas Day in MexicoA week ago we went to the market and chose a piñata for Christmas morning. We bought each other small gifts at the market to put inside the piñata. We woke up on Christmas morning eager to open our little Posted by Salsa Sojourns in Salsa Sojourns | Dec 25, 2014
- PosadaThe first thing we were told by our parents when we got here was smile, say 'hola' and be friendly. For about a week or two all we did was smile. Then one day we were coming back from the Posted by Salsa Sojourns in Salsa Sojourns | Dec 25, 2014
- December 24thToday is Christmas Eve, and we were scheduled to visit Mazatlan, a few hours of sailing from yesterday's port of Cabo San Lucas.
We arrived quite early in the morning, and by 10:00a, we got off of the ship, and headed Posted by dickmetz1 in First Cruise | Dec 25, 2014
- Feliz Navidad!
To our dear friends and family
This is a brief (for me) blog posting to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. We are so happy to have Danny, Alex and Alanna with us in Mexico for Posted by millerburr in Leaving Ourselves Behind | Dec 24, 2014