A great big fish story August 14th 2011 Whale sharks!
We’re at the pier (it’s a one-pier town) by 7:30 AM. Morning Holbox is slow but not drowsy. There is too much sunlight, unyellowed by the fullness of day, to be sleepy. Multiple boats are readying their passengers and checking their reservation lists. We are with Willy’s Tours and there are 2 Americans (me and Kurt), one Swiss woman, and six Mexicans (three couples f ... read more
North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Isla Holbox 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