Sumidero Canyon

State Seal of Chiapis

State Seal of Chiapis

Inside the Sumidero Canyon National Park in the highlands of the Mexican State of Chiapis sits the towering Sumidero Canyon.  Obviously.  Boat tours on the 25 km long reservoir above one of the hydroelectric dams on the Grijalva River provide stunning views of the canyon and the regional wildlife

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Oaxaca (de Juárez), Mexico

Get Your Mole Here!

Get Your Mole Here!

Oaxaca, Mexico was on our list of places to visit for one reason:  food.  Oaxaca, often called the culinary capital of Mexico, is known for its mole sauces, hot chocolate, chapulines, and mezcal.  We sampled all of them… sometimes more than once.  It’s been said that the path to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  I’m not certain if this is always true, but Oaxaca was definitely successful in this regard

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Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Surfs Up!

Surfs Up!

On the southern coast of Mexico lies the sleepy town of Puerto Escondido.  A few times a year the ocean waves and population both swell as the surfing conditions reach epic levels, but otherwise things are quiet and laid back.  We enjoyed long strolls on empty beaches and relaxing in the pool, ate plenty of mangoes, and made some life long friends

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Food, Cameras, Love. And Food

My wife Winnie has 3 loves: food, photography, and me.  I’m fairly certain that is a prioritized list.  If we are ever headed towards the lifeboat of a future Titanic, there either better be extra room for her camera and cookbooks or I better be a great swimmer.  I’ve been swimming daily for the past month, just in case

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