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Throughout Mexico, there are stunning reminders of the grand civilizations that one dominated the region … 1. When is the best time to go to Mexico?
Despite regional differences in weather, the best time to visit Mexico is mid-September through mid-May, though some parts still have a fair amount of rain … Left Omar at 7 am from Mulege up the coast through Santa Rosalia and drove through San Ignacio to Guerrero Nero which is famous for the whales giving birth.
Was running a … Left Zacatecas at 11 am after a great breakfast, Tom walked downtown and found a Starbucks and was really chuffed. Quinto Real was outstanding, so much so we booked into the one in Puebla for tonight … Tom rose at sparrow fart to go hunt down a cup of coffee , which is his morning ritual. I packed up my stuff and loaded up for the trip to the border for our paper work and found Tom having … Well we were waved through the Mexican border at San Luis and off we went, what a mistake. Nothing but desert, stopped at Puerto Pensacola for lunch which is on the ocean. Then headed N back to US … One of our favorite ship operators, Un-Cruise Adventures, has become the FIRST cruise line to partner with Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. This means a formal promise to serve … Mexico has been the focus of news in recent years, and it has not all been positive. However, the U.S. Department of State updated its official travel warnings concerning international security … I'm not really afraid of heights, but I have a healthy respect for gravity. As a child I loved climbing to the highest possible point in a tree, hugging the trunk and let the wind sway the tree … Our first overnight on the great El Chepe Mexico adventure in the little town of Cerocahui (approximately a 40 min drive from the Bauhichivo train station), I agreed to go horseback riding. I'm … Travel has become less about the journey and more about the destination. We are all a victim of this paradigm shift! I think "bucket listing" is more and more predominate in our ever … Heading to open waters
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. - Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Nestled between the Baja California Peninsula and mainland Mexico is … On our drive from Los Cabos to Todos Santos, we stopped along the highway at one of the few swimmable beaches on the Pacific side of Southern Baja, Playa Los Cerritos. We found a quaint hotel and … Our group met early in the evening in the One & Only Palmilla's herb garden - a quite peaceful locale on the property. The herbs used in the hotel's restaurants are grown here. The aromas … I have given in to luxury. I decided this after my 60-minute massage in a fluffy cotton robe lounging in a private cabana in a lush tropical garden sipping orange water. I returned to my ocean front … Aaron and the kids, Gabs, Samuel & Faye, strolling the boardwalk in La Paz, Baja -- while I hang back with the camera to capture the cuteness.
The boardwalk in La Paz's Malecon district is ideal … Good morning and good-bye Magdalena Bay. Thanks for treating the Conway family so well.
I strolled the beach with my companions: a steaming cup of coffee and a groggy four-year-old Faye. It was … A sea turtle meets a Samuel on Baja's Magdalena Bay
Turtle monitoring begins!
The camp buzzed with energy. The turtle monitoring was a much anticipated highlight of our Baja camping adventure … Charo, Faye & I paddle through the mangroves of Magdalena Bay. (OK, OK, to be fair, Charo did most of the paddling.)
We were in our kayaks by 11:00 am. Paddle-talk included insight from our … Taking in the view from our beach-side bedroom on Baja's Magdalena Bay.
The roadside Ranchero's decor showcases intricate hand-crafted saddles, as well as a hodge-podge of attic-items including … The family that sea kayaks together, stays together.
It was by lucky circumstance that our guide, Pedro, was joining us for more of our Mexico travels and we were delighted to have his … Faye enjoys some playtime after our private picnic lunch on Baja's Espiritu Santo
We had a solid sleep after yesterday's long day of travel & transfers. Everyone rose bright-eyed and we were … 5 bags, 3 kids, 2 parents, 1 yoga mat, 2 life jackets, 5 sets of snorkeling gear, 11 days of camping gear ... and a partridge in a pear tree -- the Conways are finally Baja bound!
The Conway … Chicago Tribune features Adventure Life Mexico tours
We're not the only ones who think Mexico travel is a great idea! Travel writer, Phil Marty, in the Chicago Tribune just featured Adventure Life …