Mexican Diary: Farewell to Paradise

Mexico’s full of long, mysterious dirt roads and this rutted byway is no exception.  Iguanas cross lazily and we have to wait for them like we do geese back home.  Finally we arrive at a clearing and beyond that is Xpu-Ha Beach.  The Caribbean is that electric blue found in sno-cones. The sand is powdery.  The air feels like … Read more »

A Peak in Provence: Part 2

Thursday, June 21, 2012 After breakfast of croissants and coffee, I explore Collobrieres. Around every corner I gasp at huge, medieval wooden doors, thick wrought iron gates, lavender gardens.  I meander down side streets no wider than ten feet.  Red geraniums sit in window boxes, aged wooden shutters lie against rough walls painted in blues, … Read more »