Travel

The Cruising Trifecta – Sunning, Sailing and Snorkeling

By |2017-03-22T07:59:33-07:00June 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 [...]

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By |2017-03-22T07:59:34-07:00April 22nd, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Travel, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, It must be summer - everyone is traveling, or has traveling plans. Yesterday Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board (CARB) and other government officials drove from Santa Monica to Sacramento, CA in "Mary's Valley Rally" touting hydrogen cars, Toyota Mirai and Hyundi Tucson, that can get 300 miles to the [...]

A perfect week in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

By |2018-02-28T18:48:26-07:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

Julius Meinl coffee at the Element Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T07:59:51-07:00October 5th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I love coffee. Just the thought of getting up in the morning to the smell of fresh ground, french pressed coffee puts a smile on my face. I am one of those people that can drink coffee as soon as I wake up and right before I go to bed. Julius Meinl coffee at [...]

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