The Long Journey Home A Green Sea Turtle paddles her long flippers, propelling herself up to the surface of the sea. With an explosive burst of air through her nostrils, she notices that the sun has finally set. Tonight is the night. Having traveled hundreds of miles across open ocean, she has found her way [...]View Article
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Where Indiana Jones Would Have Stayed If you dreamt of being Indiana Jones when you were kid, you can finally live out your fantasies at the Maya ruins of Calakmul. It is a real-life lost city, an ancient Maya metropolis buried deep in the jungle in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, and it’s crawling with [...]View Article calakmul, coati, hotel, jungle, lodging, Mexico, monkeys, review, tarantula, yucatan
Beachfront Pickup At 7 am we gathered our gear, rubbed our sleepy eyes, and walked out the door of our apartment at Villa Los Mangles (read our hotel review here). The owner, Antoine, was waiting for us and we walked together down to the beach. The sun was already bright. It would be another hot, [...]View Article holbox, Mexico, review, shark, snorkel, snorkeling, swim, swimming, tour, whale shark, wildlife tour
Tired and dirty from a long day of driving, we spotted a signpost that looked kind of cool. “Kalahari Rest” it said. We drove through the gate and down a very long driveway into the Kalahari. Kalahari Rest is 25km north of the town of Kang on the Trans Kalahari Highway. It is a great [...]View Article botswana, campsite, giraffe, kalahari, lodging, review, safari