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My Favorite Travel Photos of 2013. Featuring Mexico, Spain, South Korea and New Zealand

Posted on Thursday, January 2, 2014

An album of my favorite travel photos from 2013.

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From Merida to Cancun. Going Full Circle.

Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2013

I arrived back in Cancun today.

I really enjoyed Merida. It grew on me more each day. For no explainable reason Merida was my goal destination in Mexico and I only wish I had listened more attentively to…

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Celebrating Easter in Merida, Mexico

Posted on Sunday, March 31, 2013

Surprisingly, I have not seen one Easter bunny, Easter egg, or basket of treats in the whole month of March here in Mexico. It seems that in Mexico, Easter has retained it’s religious meaning. The whole week preceding…

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Holy Thursday in Merida, Mexico

Posted on Sunday, March 31, 2013

On Holy Thursday, I moved from a dump of a hostel to a delightful new one and the difference in cost was only $8 US a day. Worth every penny. I ring the doorbell and an older man…

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The Doors of Merida, Mexico

Posted on Sunday, March 31, 2013

I’ve been walking a lot in Merida. Each street is a treasure trove of visual candy for me. The majority of the historic area of Merida was built in a Spanish colonial style, with a Yucatanean twist (courtyards with kitchens in the center of the building…

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Culinary Adventure in Mexico

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2013

Following are photos of most of the meals I have eaten in the last four weeks (minus the fruit, Snickers bars, ice cream and copious amounts of Coca Cola, which I ordinarily never drink). There is not a lot of Mexican food and my explanation is…

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Arrival in Merida, Mexico

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2013

To follow up on on my meeting in Tulum with the French woman…she offered me a job! And I declined! And that felt good and right. The job sounded good in theory, helping her organizationally with retreats all over the world, spending a lot of time with dolphins. I’ve never met a dolphin, but I hear…

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Leaving Tulum. Going to Merida, Mexico.

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2013

I’m kind of burnt (literally, by the sun) out on Tulum and now that the temperatures have cooled a bit I will be moving on to Merida. Have made some good connections with a couple people…

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Tulum, Mexico: Supermodels and Roosters

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013

Tulum, Mexico is an odd place. Actually, three places share the name: “Tulum”; the pueblo or city, the hotel zone approximately three kilometers away from the city, and the…

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Last days on Holbox Island

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Major realization #1: I have never traveled this way before! I’m discovering the difference between traveling and vacationing: In the past,when I have taken vacations my attitude has been “live for the day”. I have spent money on tours and experiences that cost a lot because I wanted to treat…

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