Discover the magic and mystery

This stunning new book takes you to the Yucatan Peninsula, an exotic and fascinating land.

  • Explore ancient Mayan cities lost in the jungle
  • Swim below the stalactites in exquisite cenotes
  • View a thousand flamboyant flamingos
  • Experience life in a Maya village
  • See the inner workings of historic haciendas
  • Find a tranquil beach to call your own

Hundreds of vivid color photos bring the magic of the Yucatan to life, and adventurous souls will find all the “how to” details you need to make each experience your own.

The Adventurer's Guide to Mexico's Yucatan

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San Luis Lake free camping has lovely views

Free electricity! Cool campsite near Great Sand Dunes

Who ever heard of a free campground that even provides free electrical hookups? It's a rarity for sure! Now let's ...
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Log cabins along Lake Como Rd

Free camping, giant dunes, and a ghost town too!

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Campsite view from Echo Amphitheater campground

Echo Amphitheater campground, New Mexico

If you're looking for a lovely free campground while you're exploring the O'Keeffe country of New Mexico, here's a great ...
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View of Brazos cliffs

Brazos Overlook, an unofficial campsite

If you're in northern New Mexico, the northern drive across the Carson National Forest on highway 64 is gorgeous!! It's ...
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Sample of a Motor Vehicle Use Map

Finding campsites with a Motor Vehicle Use Map

When I'm looking for a good boondocking campsite, I usually research it beforehand. I have some standard information sources, that ...
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Treasure found! Newspaper headline

On the Trail of the Hidden Treasure

One of the great pleasures of traveling is meeting cool, interesting people along the way. Sometimes they can give you ...
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View from Taos Junction boondocking campsite

Taos Junction – Free camping near Ojo Caliente, New Mexico

Ojo Caliente is a famous hot springs resort west of Taos, and quite a luxurious place to stay. But if ...
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Field mouse

Eeek! Zennie has a mouse! How do I get rid of it?

It all started the night I was camped at the ghost town cemetery. There were strange noises in the night, ...
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Santa Cruz Lake Overlook campground

Visiting Chimayo? Santa Cruz Lake Overlook campground

Chimayo is a small town along the High Road between Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico. It's famous for its ...
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Gateway to Dawson New Mexico

Dawson, New Mexico – Grandpa and the ghost town

Dawson is a ghost town in northeastern New Mexico. Like so many abandoned places, it was a mining town whose ...
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Boondocking in Carson National Forest

New Mexico free camping – Cool, green, and beautiful

Who knew New Mexico was so green? This isn't just photoshop, either! ๐Ÿ˜‰ If you're looking for a camping spot ...
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Costumes at the Taos Pueblo Powwow

Taos Pueblo Powwow – A cool New Mexico event

I hadn't really intended to go to the Taos Pueblo Powwow. In fact, I didn't know anything about it until ...
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