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Changes Afoot

Changes Afoot

In just a few days we will, once again, hit the road. For as is our life, changes are always afoot. This time around it’s a known entity, trading the ever-changing day-to-day life at camp for a road trip of discovery. Fall symbolizes change and keeping in line...
Our New Home~ An Introduction

Our New Home~ An Introduction

After the teaser photos on social media here is the post that you all asked for~ interior photos of our new home. After the universe spoke to us and radically changed up our plans… AGAIN, we determined that our beloved Tequila was simply not quite right for this...
Quintana Roo- also known as the Riviera Maya

Quintana Roo- also known as the Riviera Maya

This area of Mexico is certainly the most touristy that we have seen.  And with tourist zones come higher prices.  We first noticed it when we stopped at a toll booth and were charged $245pesos (approx $14) when we had become accustomed to tolls of $45p (approx $2.75)...
Colonial Jewels in Michoacán

Colonial Jewels in Michoacán

 (22nd – 29th, April 2016) After our visit to Paricutin we no longer had any thoughts about leaving the Cuota in Michoacan and so enjoyed our drive through the hilly landscape towards our next destination, which was no less a pleasant surprise. Patzcuaro – a Taste of...
Pok ta Pok- the Mayan ball game

Pok ta Pok- the Mayan ball game

One of our highlights in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico was the opportunity to witness a fully costumed performance of the traditional Mayan ball game.  Each of the ruins we have toured featured a large, elaborate ball court.  But there was little or no explanation of the...
Canada

Canada

< ?xml version="1.0"?> Coming from the Glacier National Park in North Montana we cross the border to Canada without problems. The Waterton park close to the border is very busy at this time of the year.  We stay at the Campground at the park entrance where we...
Kanada

Kanada

< ?xml version="1.0"?> Vom Glacier Park im Norden von Montana überqueren wir die Grenze nach Kanada. Der Übergang ist problemlos und wir müssen noch nicht einmal aussteigen. Auf der kanadischen Seite heißt der Park Waterton. Der gleichnamige Ort...
Pan-American Highway to Palenque

Pan-American Highway to Palenque

We waited out the roadblock in Ocosingo (see our previous post).  It was an interesting experience and we never felt unsafe at all.  When it cleared and we were done with coffee and granola we hit the highway again.  This highway is called the Pan-American Highway...
The Universe Speaks~

The Universe Speaks~

For those readers who also follow us on social media you already know that this blog is behind in news. As in unprecedentedly behind. In nearly ten years of blogging and two years living a nomadic lifestyle and spending time traveling extensively I was always only a...
Taking a New Look at Mazatlan

Taking a New Look at Mazatlan

If I’m being honest, Mazatlan has never been our favorite city. It is widely popular and does offer long, stunning beaches, but for a variety of reasons, we have never embraced this Pacific coastal town. However, after braving the Devil’s Backbone and...
Oaxaca City, Oaxaca.

Oaxaca City, Oaxaca.

This city is in an ideal climate zone. It is surrounded by lush green mountains that send gentle breezes through. It blessed with a light afternoon rain almost daily and a torrential downpour occasionally. Although the valley can also become very warm, we found it to...
Mountain village scenes (Veracruz and Oaxaca)

Mountain village scenes (Veracruz and Oaxaca)

Somewhere in the jungly mountains of Mexico lies the line between the states of Veracruz and  Oaxaca. I suppose there is a sign on a highway somewhere that marks that state-line. But we did not travel on a major highway. We drove smaller roads through villages...