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What to do in Mérida with a Focus on Traveling Local

December 2, 2021 No Comments »

things to do in merida

Sometimes we overlook the things that are closest to us – it’s human nature. And maybe that explains why I overlooked Mexico in lieu of further-off, more exotic locations. But when I finally reached into the drawer to dust off my passport for the first time since the pandemic, I decided Mérida Mexico was the […]

UnCruise Adventures in the Sea of Cortez

March 22, 2016 3 Comments »

Un-cruise adventures sea of cortez

I looked up at the twinkling Milky Way and soaked it all in. I was on a remote beach surrounded by limestone cliffs and a glowing bon fire. Waves gently crashed on shore providing a rhythm to my thoughts. The smell of mesquite wafted through the air as I contemplated my tiny little life engulfed […]

Whales that Do People Watching in Mexico

March 17, 2016 3 Comments »

gray whale migration mexico

Ahab isn’t the only person who gets to look a whale eye to eye. Head to Magdalena Bay where you can have a close encounter with a Gray Whale – so close you can touch it. If there is such a thing as being too close to a whale while whale watching, this might have […]

Why Go to the Sea of Cortez

March 15, 2016 10 Comments »

Sea of Cortez

The first 3 days of the cruise I was on I kept thinking “Why the Sea of Cortez? What’s so special about it? Why should people come here as opposed to all the other great places in the world?” Sure – this burnt-orange landscape without trees and clouds is stark and stunning, and the turquoise […]

Week In-stagram Review San Agustin Etla

February 5, 2016 6 Comments »

san agustin etla

Every evening at 5:30 it happens…the aroma starts to waft through the streets of San Agustin Etla, my temporary home for a month. My olfactory senses take over and I’m walking up the hill just so I can get a whiff of one of the best smells in the world. Bread. The little local bakery […]

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