Jon Soderberg


Jon Soderberg

44 year old male from cape cod massachusetts USA. Im a former chef that works in engineering and I get several months off in the winter to travel. Im looking to combine cooking, work and traveling into something Im calling "Hobo Chef" where I volunteer my time in kitchens for food and to learn local techniques.

Central America Caribbean January 21st 2012

Its official I just booked a nonstop flight this friday on Jetblue out of Boston. I paid a little extra for a nonstop and this on arrives at 11am which gives me all day to find a place to stay. I havent decided where to stay on my first day in mexico, isla mujeres or playa del carmen. Ive stayed on Isla and love the place but I will need to stick around cancun in case a fried of mone decides to extend his current trips a few extra days with me. Id like to rent a jeep with my friend Lee and travel south down to mahahual or xacalk and rent a small 2 bedroom casita on the beach until he decides to head back. We shall see too many unknowns as of yet...... read more

North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Mahahual January 11th 2012

This is the first entry for my 2012 flyfish mexico and belize on a budget. Ive decided that at 44 its time to become a backpacking fishing bum for a couple of months after getting laid off last week. Ive so far bought a bunch of neat things including a st croix 8 wt 9 ft fly fish rod and reel, an ugly stick with sierra shimano reel filled with 30 lb braid. I also picked up from amazon a nice assortment of bonefish flies, spining lures, hooks and leaders. Im also bringing my all time favorite cape cod lure... a buck tailed kastmaster that can be trown a long way... got my backpack, hennessey hammock, sleeping bag, travel clothes, lights and personal essentials. I also have a prescription dive mask, snorkel and fins... Im only ... read more

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