A perfect week in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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 [...]