AKUMAL; PLACE OF THE TURTLES July 4th 2012 What a day we had in the beautiful beachside resort town of Akumal. About a 45 minute drive from Playa that Luis our friend had arranged for us. His friend had a king-size van that was able to drive all 8 of us to one of THE best places to snorkel and dive in the Riviera Maya. We were SO excited.
To say this place knocked our socks off is an understatement (well my socks would have been knocked ... 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
Life is too short to be serious all the time. So if you can't laugh at yourself, call me...I'll laugh at you. (wink wink)
Funny how life works out. What started out as a way to keep a journal of our family trips on TravelBlog.Org, surprisingly led me to be hired to write "tongue-in-cheek" travel blogs for a luxury vacation rental company in the Riviera Maya MX. And because of this wonderful job, led me to contributing blogs to the Work & Family Foundation Canada. And (ahem), as of March 2015, I am now the Ottawa blogger/correspondent for a nationwide company, giving folks insight into every... full info