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A Spring Lake Summer Surf Session

A Spring Lake Summer Surf Session

As a New Yorker, I am not supposed to be a fan of New Jersey. But truth be told,  I learned to surf at the Jersey Shore and I am a fan. My first time paddling past the break was in Spring Lake, a beach where I spent seven straight summers.  I had some good […]

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My 3rd January Anniversary and 2012 New Year’s Resolutions

My 3rd January Anniversary and 2012 New Year’s Resolutions

Three years ago on January 5th I was handed an opportunity. Yes, three years ago, I rose up from my cubicle and walked out of a consulting office into the unknown. My corporate life ended and I haven’t looked back. Each year I write a post to mark the occasion. (Read my January Anniversary and the […]

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Sunset Sunday – The Surf of Rio Nexpa, Mexico

Sunset Sunday – The Surf of Rio Nexpa, Mexico

I met Adam in Mazatlán. We enjoyed the sun, surf, and seafood in the golden zone, talked about the future of tourism in Mexico, and shared a common appreciation for sunsets. And recently Adam had a memorable sunset moment in Rio Nexpa, Michoacan, Mexico and decided to share it here. I am glad he did. Adam tells […]

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Surf, Sun, and Seafood in the Golden Zone of Mazatlán

Surf, Sun, and Seafood in the Golden Zone of Mazatlán

Mazatlán can romance you with its Old Town and excite you with its excursions of adventure, but for many it’s simply the surf, sun, and seafood. And Mazatlán’s Golden Zone offers all three. Surf Class in the Golden Zone I always wanted to surf Mazatlán. I road tripped once form Mazatlan to San Blas to surf the waves of Nayarit, […]

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Sunset Sunday – San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico

Sunset Sunday – San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico

After two full days in San Blas, I booked the third night. The town still intrigued. And to celebrate I returned to the beach with my pen, journal and some pesos for a cerveza to watch the sunset.  I arrived and selected one of the popular talapas and ordered a Pacifico. My mission to watch the […]

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Surfin’ with Stoners in San Blas, Nayarit

Surfin’ with Stoners in San Blas, Nayarit

On every trip I always search for a surf destination. And when I received the call to come to Mexico, I spent my first long weekend escape finding surf. I discovered Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca. But, after many more months in Mexico, the only place I paddled out past the break to surf the swells […]

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Surf’s Up in the Land of Smiles – Thailand

Surf’s Up in the Land of Smiles – Thailand

On any journey, I always search for a place to surf. As I mentioned in last week’s Beach Thursday post, when I hear “beach,” I think ‘surf’ or ‘ocean.’  And when traveling to Asia, I knew about the beaches, but I didn’t know about the surf outside of Indonesia. I researched and discovered a beach […]

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Sunset Sunday – Santa Teresa-Mal Pais, Costa Rica

Sunset Sunday – Santa Teresa-Mal Pais, Costa Rica

Often I review some of my old photos and journals when reminded of an adventure. And this Thanksgiving weekend, thankful for all my travels, I decided to look back to the adventure that changed the course of my future. An adventure where I actually spent a Thanksgiving searching for a slice of Turkey to go with my beans and rice. This weekend I looked back to the first leg of my travel sabbatical ….

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