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All Aboard and Staying Adventurous in the Copper Canyon, ep 30

All Aboard and Staying Adventurous in the Copper Canyon, ep 30

Hop on and let’s go all aboard through the Copper Canyon of Mexico. Let’s take one of the world’s most impressive railway journeys in the state of Chihuahua Mexico and cross through canyons carved from the rivers of yesteryears in an area four times the size of the US Grand Canyon. Ever hear of the […]

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Where to Stay in the Conch Republic – the Key West Margaritaville Resort

Where to Stay in the Conch Republic – the Key West Margaritaville Resort

Key West offers many options to visitors when selecting where to stay.  The Conch Republic is filled with boutique hotels, luxury properties,, rustic B&Bs and hotel chains. Options are plentiful in this tourist town. Whether it is your first time or you are a repeat offender, the place famous for allowing its visitors to escape […]

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Something New – One Sustainable Way to Take the Stress out of Packing with prAna

Something New – One Sustainable Way to Take the Stress out of Packing with prAna

Packing for an adventure can be stressful for some, yet for others it can be an enjoyable experience. Yes, it is true, we can actually enjoy packing for an adventure. It’s all about using the proper mindset and maybe a little “life force” can help. My lessons on packing started early in life. My childhood […]

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2018 Florida Keys Calendar Raises Over $500 for Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

A special thank you to all those who purchased the 2018 Florida Keys Road Trip Calendar, the sales enabled me to help raise over $500 USDs for Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts. Where did the Funds go? On the official 2018 calendar page, I detailed a list of four organizations to disperse the funds across. The […]

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Traveling to Tabasco, Mexico – Episode 29

Traveling to Tabasco, Mexico – Episode 29

When I reach for the hot sauce now, my mind travels off to the real destination, a place ironically where the Tabasco peppers are not grown, but it is certainly hot – in the southern part of Mexico on the Gulf. The sauce I grew up with is produced in Louisiana, but the actual destination […]

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Walking the (Most) Western World of the Mayan Civilization at Comalcalco

Walking the (Most) Western World of the Mayan Civilization at Comalcalco

“Go west young Mayan,” if such a phrase was coined back in the late classic period of the Mayan civilization travelers would have journeyed to Comalcalco in present day Tabasco, Mexico. It would not be for the search for gold, but probably for the prized produce of Cacao (present day chocolate.)  Here at the western […]

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Sailing From Costa Maya at Sunset

The benefit of the balcony room on a cruise ship is the view of the ocean. The opportunity experience the seas and watch the world pass by at any point of the day, especially at sunset. To experience the sunset at sea from the comforts of your cabin is a highlight from every cruise I’ve […]

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Adventure Awaits in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Adventure Awaits in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico

“You need to take a step and then jump,” instructed the guide as I approached the ledge pondering the eight-meter plunge into the pool of refreshing water below. The narrow ledge could not support both feet so there was no chance to stop and freeze with fear on the edge. This jump needed to be […]

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