In Search of Cenote’s. . . .

Mexico is home to approximately 6,000 cenotes and I wanted to see as many of them as possible during my visit last summer.  With all of the other activities we had planned, I knew it would realistically be about 5. Well, we were able to see at least 5! I bet we actually saw more than we realize…

Swimming with Whale Sharks In Mexico

Dreams Do Come True Swimming with whale sharks has been a  HUGE bucket list item for me for a very long time.  I used to imagine what it would feel like to be in the water with them.  I would literally lay and daydream about what it would feel like, look like, what I would hear…

Floating Thru Sian Ka’an, Mexico

While in Mexico this month we had the pleasure of exploring Sian Ka’an Biosphere reserve.  The boat tour took us over cenotes to watch manatees play, thru crocodile infested mangroves, past partially submerged Mayan ruins and giant eagles nests perched on driftwood over the water, then to the beach and finally to a foot path that…

3 Places to visit where the US dollar will go far

Mexico Mexico has always been one of my favorite destinations and the fact that it is so inexpensive helps to make it a more realistic goal year after year.  I know that most of my readers are American and lucky for us, we can fly to Mexico from pretty much anywhere in the USA for fairly…

Lake Chapala

Lake Chapala is Mexico’s largest freshwater lake and is located on the border of of Jalisco and Michoacán.   To give you an idea of how big it is, it took us approximately an HOUR to drive it’s width!!! I had been unknowingly driving along past this gem of a lake my entire life during…

Taking Jolee on a Marine Adventure

As most of you know, I am constantly trying to teach Jolee how to better care for our planet and about the amazing creatures that God has placed on it for us to coexist with. Jolee has ALWAYS been drawn to water, ALWAYS  as well as animals and nature.  So I thought, what a better trip than…

Decisions, Decisions . . . .

Soooo we are trying to figure out where to go in October/November and we are getting nowhere fast. We are embarking on a family trip(plus my dad) and have narrowed it down to Mexico, the Bahamas, Iceland aaaand we just threw Sri Lanka and Borneo into the mix to make things more complicated.   Please follow…

My Goal

My goal is to help you glimpse the beauty of our planet through my experiences.  Through my photos, videos and writings, as I travel nationally and internationally while attempting to share our glorious world the way my eyes see it.  To help you view our world in such a way you never knew existed and…

15 things I want to do in 2015

The following is my annual “to do list” in no particular order. If you read my last “to do” list you’ll know that as much as I would LOVE to include 15 HUGE trips, there is just no way possible for me to do that.  So instead, I like to keep my “to do” lists…