Campeche: To Dream Awake January 14th 2012 Campeche: To Dream Awake, that's what it said on the brochure handed to us at the Campeche Tourist Information Office. Our stay in Campeche had one dream-like feature: our hotel had 500 rooms and we were the only guests! Maybe there was a Legionnaire's outbreak the week before. Other than the brochure, the Information Office had no maps to help us prepare for our drive across the Yu ... read more
North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Tulum 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 officially started my travel addiction during a Fulbright year in Zimbabwe back in 1991. Since then I've had a number of visiting professor gigs in interesting places. In a good year I'm able to squeeze in two or three trips. Sometimes I feel like I could simply not return and spend the rest of my life living out of my suitcase.
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