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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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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Perfect spot at Rio Grande del Norte

Rio Grande del Norte (Wild Rivers) – Awesome camping!

If you're looking for a place to go camping and/or hiking in northern New Mexico, go to Rio Grande del ...
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Ouch! Vintage sign

Ouch! Getting hurt on the road

Nobody likes to get sick. Or hurt. Or anything that leaves you feeling like less than your normal capable self ...
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View over Los Alamos from American Springs Road

American Spring – Free camping near Los Alamos

It was the 4th of July holiday weekend, and the Jemez area was packed! Every scenic stop was crawling with ...
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Painting the roof with elastomeric paint

Zennie needs to chill! Painting the roof to keep it cool

Zennie has a metal roof, and boy, does it get hot up there! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ On hot sunny days in the ...
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Camping under the pines at Apache Creek

Apache Creek Campground – Under the ponderosas

There's nothing like some big old ponderosa pines to make it feel like mountain living! ๐Ÿ™‚ Apache Creek campground is ...
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Gorgeous cliffs of the Forks campground

Cliffs and Camping at the Gila Forks

I'm camped at this lovely spot right above the Gila River, with fabulous cliffs just across the way. From my ...
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Campsite at Cattlemen Trail

New Mexico free camping – Cattlemen Trail boondocking

Most of the Gila forest is north of Silver City, but there's a little piece to the south, in the ...
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Route for the 2017 Sonora Sojourn

Sonora Sojourn – Mexico road trip recap

Trip theme: Beaches and exploration! I was following the Sonoran coastline, which of course involves beaches on the Sea of ...
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