Category Archives: Mexico

Climbing An Ancient Mayan Pyramid at Coba, Mexico

Abandoned for almost half a millennia, Coba (or Cobá)  was once one of the most important cities of the Mayan Empire. But since the Spanish conquest nearly 500 years ago, this ancient city has slowly succumbed to the stranglehold of … Continue reading

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Xcaret Eco-Archaeological Park, Mexico

Xcaret is located just outside Playa del Carmen in heart of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera. The best way I can describe it is as a fun-filled theme park crossed with a vibrant, open air, interactive ecological, archaeological and cultural museum. The … Continue reading

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Cozumel Sunset

I wasn’t sure I was going to have time for my blog this weekend. Then the photo themes of Perfect Sky from Nancy (of Nancy Merrill Photography) and Half and Half from Ben (of the Daily Post) reminded me of … Continue reading

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Zipping Around The World

The first time I went ziplining was with Ziptrek Tours in Whistler, British Columbia, in 2008. It was a spontaneous decision, and one I wasn’t completely sure about! I have to admit to feeling a little nervous as we headed … Continue reading

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Some Of My Favourite Rivers

Inspiring herself with another great post about Rome today, Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) has come up with Rivers as her Travel Theme this week. This is particularly appropriate, since the A to Z Challenge letter for the week is … Continue reading

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Mexican Underworld

Today being Cinco de Mayo got me thinking of a fantastic trip I made to Mexico’s Mayan Riviera back in 2011. And I especially keep coming back to our underground exploits from that visit! The northern half of Mexico’s Yucatán … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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