Visiting the Mayan ruins at Edzna

Visiting the Mayan ruins at Edzna

I don’t know what the name “Edzna” means, but I would guess “Place of the iguanas”. I have never seen so many of these creatures anywhere else in my life! It seems they’ve taken over the city - prehistoric reptiles living among the ancient stones of the Mayan ruins at Edzna. ...
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Hacienda San Lorenzo and Cenote Oxman, Mexico

Hacienda San Lorenzo and Cenote Oxman, Mexico

The historic Hacienda San Lorenzo is different from the abandoned haciendas that lie in ruins around the Yucatan. This is no grey shadow of a place - it’s a brightly painted, beautifully maintained property. There’s a hidden treasure here, too... the fabulous Cenote Oxman ...
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The Copper Canyon - Mexico Road Trip Recap

The Copper Canyon – Mexico Road Trip Recap

A friend of mine mentioned wanting to visit Mexico's Copper Canyon. I'd heard about this place ever since I was a kid, though I didn't know much about it. Looking at a few pictures convinced me - YES! Let's go!

(It's so hard to convince me to take a road trip!) ;) ...
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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 Cortez. And I was also planning to drive the "new highway" along the coast -- so new that it didn't even show up on any of my maps.

How could a trip like that not be a ton of fun? :) ...
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