Category Archives: Mexico

Captivating Cobá

September 17th, 2020 Though not far from one another on the Yucatán Peninsula, Ek Balam and Cobá leave very different impressions. The angular perfection of Ek Balam stands in contrast to the aged and overgrown nature of Cobá. Ek Balam is more recent (700-1100 AD) while Cobá spans the entire Pre-Classic to Post-Classic range of Maya civilization, potentially inhabited for

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Mayan Mastery

September 14th, 2020 After yesterday’s stop in Tulum, we’re on our way inland to explore some of the major sites of Mayan civilization. Before we start climbing stairs tomorrow, I have a couple maps for context and some interesting facts about Mayan civilization. In this week’s posts, we’re focusing on the tip of the Yucatán Peninsula. Mayan civilization reached from

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Swinging Into the Yucatán

  September 12th, 2020 A week-long vacation in Mexico. How does that sound? We’ve transitioned from magic carpet to jungle vine with today’s post. We’re swinging into Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula to explore the local landscape. We’ll be here all week. Here’s J dropping from a rope into Cenote San Lorenzo Oxman near Valladolid, Mexico. We stopped here for a cool

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Daily Dose of Beauty: Humankind

Daily Dose of Beauty: Adding a bit of light to the darkness as we get through the pandemic together. March 29th, 2020 Is it just me or are the days starting run together in a blur? March 27th, March 28th, March 29th … there is little to distinguish between them, other than the weather and what we made for dinner.

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We’ve been here for one month visiting friends, working remotely and relaxing in Tulum, Mexico after leaving Vancouver, Canada. Many have asked what we’re doing and we don’t have an immediate answer to that question. We’ve embarked on a nomadic lifestyle, at least for now. We’ll see how long it lasts based on budget, desire and knocks on the door

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