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Mexico

Zentangle Diva Challenge #307 — From Hawaii and Mexico to a Blizzard Edition???

March 13, 2017 17 comments

(If Zentangle is a new concept for you, start here.) I was feeling a big smug, thinking that Mr. Excitement and I had managed to escape what I was sure would have been the worst of Philadelphia’s winter by escaping leaving for a month from January 22nd until February 21st. We started with a week in Honolulu, […]

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The Riviera Maya: Where Jungle, History and Beach Converge in Mexico

March 23, 2015 16 comments

Mayan Ruins at Tulum Mexico

Our first family vacation with our sons that did not involve the New Jersey shore, was a holiday in Mexico at an all inclusive resort just south of Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. We were there in 1994, just as the Riviera Maya was being developed as a tourist destination. For better or […]

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The Apple Don’t Fall Far From the Tree

April 18, 2012 5 comments

  In my last post, I shared the fact that our travel plans seem to “foment war, revolution and Biblical weather”.  I also mentioned that we have so far dodged earthquakes and tsunamis.  We have also been spared any erupting volcanoes—we don’t count Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii because we went there on […]

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You Might Not Want to Go When We’re There

April 13, 2012 14 comments

[Updated November 18, 2015] When I told friends and relatives that I was planning our trip to central Mexico in 2012, the reactions ranged from concern to over-the-top concern.  (Yes, Mom, I’m talking about you.)  It didn’t help that the State Department had just updated its travel advisory for Mexico to include more parts of the […]

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico — 48 Years Later

April 2, 2012 46 comments

My last post about Mexico was entitled Mexico 1963 and it chronicled the year I spent in the Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende at age nine when my father decided to spend a sabbatical year there. Fast forward some 48 years. Ignoring friends and relatives whose only question was where they should send […]

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Mexico (San Miguel de Allende) 1963

March 25, 2012 19 comments

This post is now part of a blog link up sponsored by Mary Jo Manzanares on her blog, Traveling with MJ. The theme is “Thankful” and she requested that we submit blog posts that explain why we are thankful to be able travel. This post explains the genesis of my wanderlust. My father no longer […]

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