The good thing about hotels crowding the beach with their chairs and palapas was that each morning the hotel employees would clean up all the trash that had washed up on the beach overnight. Mom and I found few places where we had the beach to ourselves, and, except for in Puerto Morelos, it meant that we had to pick up all the basura washed up on the beach.
Quintana Roo by Road December 29th 2017 My first ever travel adventure with my mother was beautiful from start to finish. We landed in Cancún and drove down to Puerto Aventuras for two nights, then farther south to Mahahual (they pronounce the first h, but the second is silent) for five nights, then north to Tulum for two nights with our final night in Puerto Morelos. It’s hard to fit all the adventures of such a packed trip into one ... read more
North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo 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 live in Cusco, Peru and will be posting mostly about my trips around Peru and South America. From August 2012 to June 2014 I lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh and blogged about living there and traveling around Southeast Asia. This blog also contains my stories from living in Istanbul, two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and some other travels. ... full info