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Teōtīhuacān – Mexico’s Famous Pyramids

Teōtīhuacān – Mexico’s Famous Pyramids

Tulum. Chichen Itza. Palenque. Coba. When people think of the ancient ruins in Mexico, most think about the Mayan culture (and the Mayan calendar). But, other cultures flourished in Mexico. Many of the ancient ruins from the other great civilizations can also be visited today. And I recommend a visit to the Pyramids of the Sun […]

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Stroll the Streets of Oaxaca

Stroll the Streets of Oaxaca

A stroll or a walk through city streets tells the story. It can speak of the culture and the cuisine. It can provide clues about the past and even point to the future. Yes, the walk allows a visitor to survey the scene and learn about the locals. On my first free day in Oaxaca […]

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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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Four Ways to Appreciate the Charm of Mayan Ruins at Coba

Four Ways to Appreciate the Charm of Mayan Ruins at Coba

The heavy rain arrived and a late breakfast was added to the itinerary after our first stop in Punta Laguna. We stopped just a few miles from the Mayan archaeological site of Coba and waited out the storm. After some eggs and tortilla the rain ceased.  We piled back into the van and continued to […]

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Writing About the True Danger of ‘Mexico Today’

Writing About the True Danger of ‘Mexico Today’

I recall looking out the window and seeing nothing but urban sprawl as far as the eye could see; it was Mexico City.  When I first set off on assignment to the city of over twenty million, I wondered why I agreed.  Everyone I knew warned me about the dangers lurking in the capital city. […]

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