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The Spiritual Sunset and More From San Luis Potosi, Mexico

The Spiritual Sunset and More From San Luis Potosi, Mexico

The state of San Luis Potosi has an extensive and fascinating history, first finding prominence as a gold and silver mining center in 1592. The capital city (also named San Luis Potosi) is a thriving metropolis now, drawing visitors keen to experience the Colonial architecture and history and the lively cultural and artistic scene. Travelers […]

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The Big Rock in Bernal, Querétaro State, Mexico

The Big Rock in Bernal, Querétaro State, Mexico

Depending on who you ask, 1,115 foot (350 meter) Peña de Bernal is the second largest monolith in the world after Mt. Augustus in Western Australia and the fourth tallest (or third tallest, again, depending on who you ask) monolith in the world after Mt. Augustus, the Rock of Gibraltar and Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio. […]

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The Pink Flamingo Stands in the Ria Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico

The Pink Flamingo Stands in the Ria Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico

Just before you arrive to Celestun, Yucatan there is a turn off for the Ria Celestun, a protected nature reserve.  Inside the park visitors can rent a boat (includes the boat captain) for 1,200 pesos. The cost is often (and best) shared with other visitors. Once you pile in, the navigates the waterways to discover […]

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Let’s Go for a Ride in Baja California Sur

Let’s Go for a Ride in Baja California Sur

When I arrived to Pescadero, BCS (Baja California Sur) I discovered the essence of Baja California. I found my Baja. Walking up to the lobby at Ranchero Pescadero I took this image.  I wanted to go for a drive across Mexico and take a long endless desert road and also take to the Pacific Ocean […]

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The Virgin Beaches of the Yucatan at Hotel Xixim

The Virgin Beaches of the Yucatan at Hotel Xixim

After driving the ten-kilometer coastal road from Celestún, Yucatán further out of town (into the wild), I arrived to the eco-friendly Hotel Xixim. It took nearly 30 minutes to travel those last few kilometers from town, but the Hotel offering a “Unique Mayan Experience” offered me a chance to relive a childhood memory and experience a […]

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