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The Cruising Trifecta – Sunning, Sailing and Snorkeling

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |

After what seems like weeks in La Paz, we finally got a good week to sail to the Islands of Isla Espiritu Santo and Isla Partida with our Canadian friends Matt and Madalin, and we’re happy to report that they didn’t disappoint. The local cruising community refers to the bungee cord that keeps [...]

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 [...]