Canadians stuck in La Paz, Mexico

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

OK, OK…the plan was for our friends Matt and Madalin to arrive from Toronto and for us to jump on the boat and spend two glorious weeks at Isla Espiritu Santos and Isla Partida, which are islands just north of La Paz. However, Mother Nature (you remember her from our earlier post) had [...]

Sailing to La Paz, the City of Peace

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Livin La Vida Loca — in La Paz I’m really starting to understand why media organizations have an editor-in-chief or some big shot to crack the whip on deadlines because when you have a lot of time to “lollygag” you tend to procrastinate. Yes, it’s been a few weeks since our the last [...]

A perfect week in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I was awakened by the shriek of a great-tailed grackle or Mexican grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus). Over the next seven days, I would hear the call of many a Yucatan peninsula bird, and see even more of them. The four of us, Stretch, Miriam, Sam and myself, rented a two-bedroom condo steps away from [...]

Mexico, retirement and autonomous carchats

By | 2017-06-29T12:28:53+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, OLA Y'all Stretch, and I are in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, the fastest growing city in Latin America, or at least that's what Wikipedia says. We're staying at a condominium and we love it. Our friends, Miriam and Sam, are here with us. We didn't rent a car and [...]