San Cristobal de Las Casas

2019-01-02T21:10:22-07:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Mexico|

  San Cristobal turned out to be just the respite from the heat and humidity of the coast that we craved. Nestled in a valley at 6000 feet and surrounded by pine-covered mountains, it has long been a bastion of Mayan culture ever since the Spanish first came [...]

From Waves to Wind to Mayaland

2019-01-02T21:10:22-07:00February 13th, 2013|Categories: Mexico|

  We had pushed off a bit early heading for Puerto Escondido because we learned that our friends Patti and Denis were there taking a beach break from the rather chilly nights in San Miguel de Allende to the north.  They were staying at the Sunset Point Hotel [...]

Down The Deserted Coast

2019-01-02T21:10:22-07:00January 29th, 2013|Categories: Mexico|

  It has been almost a two weeks since our last entry, during which we have covered over 800 miles of the Mexican Pacific coast, through its most beautiful and isolated section to the hurly burly of Acapulco, its second largest and certainly most congested city. Here’s a [...]

Back to San Miguel de Allende

2019-01-02T21:10:22-07:00January 13th, 2013|Categories: Mexico|

  A couple of days short of Christmas we drove east around Guadalajara to San Miguel de Allende, the marvelous colonial town where we had lived for three extended periods up until about two and a half years ago.  San Miguel was initially the  stop for supplies and [...]

Sayulita on the beach

2019-01-02T21:10:22-07:00January 12th, 2013|Categories: Mexico|

  From Punta Mita we have moved a few miles north to Sayulita, a rather classic Mexican beach town renowned for its waves, its restaurants and street food, even its rather charming ambiance and visual treats. A long wall of street paintings   An unusual shopper [...]

Nogales to Sayulita

2019-01-02T21:10:23-07:00January 10th, 2013|Categories: Mexico|

  We crossed the border into Mexico at Nogales early on a Sunday morning without incident, though the contrast between the two sides of the border is always both stunning and stupefying no matter where you cross.  Dan was cleared for temporary importation about 20 kilometers south of [...]

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