From 19 degrees to 85 degrees in under three hours! February 3rd 2011 After being rebooked again in the middle of the night, we left Austin at 9:30am, changed planes in still frozen Dallas, and arrived in Cancun at 2:30pm. We quickly found a bus from the airport (where we met up again with the young couple from Bellingham who had been on our original flight from Seattle) to the bus station, and then caught a bus to Merida within ten munutes! The toll road to Merid ... read more
North America » Mexico » Yucatán » Merida 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
I was a primary teacher in a K-12 alternative school. In 2006, I took a leave for four months, travelling through Central America. I visited schools and studied Spanish along with being a tourist. My class followed my travels through this blog. I have continued to use this blog to keep friends, family and my students connected to my travels, recently in Mexico and now Kenya!
I am now retired and my husband and I hope to do even more traveling! I am volunteering in an after-school program on the Indian reservation where we live and at the local art museu... full info