Playa del Carmen February 18th 2009 Well, our Caravan bus tour of ruins in the Yucatan is already over. Hard to believe. We would recommend this tour to anyone. It was well planned, well run, and our tour guide, Pepe, was very knowledgeable. We are looking forward to relaxing on a white sand beach though, as we have been on the go for the past 8 days.
So, what can I say about Playa? It is packed full of drunks, wide-eyed to ... read more
North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Playa del Carmen The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
Dawn has a background in health and research, and works at the provincial government. Steve has a background in electronics engineering, and is retired (but busier than ever!). We were married in 2005. We share a love of early jazz and swing music from the 40's, nature, birds, good food, and each other. We discovered that we both wanted to see more of the world, so we are trying to do more of that (working around the boring real-life kind of stuff like limited vacation time and money!). Steve is a photographer, and Dawn does the writing, and this way we thought we could share our travel adv... full info