Posted October 28, 2009 by & filed under Day of the Dead, Festivals / Events, Holidays, Mexico.

The Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Holiday is a Mexican tradition honoring deceased loved ones. The celebration takes place November 1st (All Saints Day) and 2nd (All Souls Day), and involves spending time decorating gravesites with very colorful adornments and creating equally decorated altars in their homes welcoming the spirits of the… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Cancun, Destinations, Golf.

When PGA golfers arrived south of Cancun last February the found something they’d not expected…great golf courses. In just under a decade the Riviera Maya has been transformed from a jungle of fishing villages and taquerias to upscale resorts, nice homes and top-of-the-line golf resorts. Said PGA golfer Billy Andrade, “This is very, very nice…. Read more »

Posted October 23, 2009 by & filed under Baja 1000, Festivals / Events, Race.

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with Alan Kohl of MotorMexico.com about the Baja 1000. Alan has been attending the Baja 1000 for 28 of the 42 years it’s been running! During that time he has traveled great distances to attend, for example, he’s come from Chile, Puerto Rico and Mexico City. One of… Read more »

Posted October 19, 2009 by & filed under Activities, Destinations, Mexico.

Given the enormity of the country, there is a great variety of rock climbing in Mexico. Within mountainous, desert, rainforest and wooded ecosystems are granite, sandstone, basalt, quartzite and limestone rock formations offering bouldering, sport climbing, traditional climbing and big wall routes. El Potrero Chico is one of the most popular climbing areas in Mexico,… Read more »