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Is It Worth Visiting The Moeraki Boulders Of Otago?

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. One of the more memorable roadside stops from my time in New Zealand was the Moeraki Boulders.  Maybe it's because it's hard to forget perfectly round boulders on a beach or because this…

What I Learned In Boating School Is . . . How To Avoid Getting Seasick

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. I haven't spent all that much time on boats.  I didn't grow up on them or anywhere near them, really, but in my time traveling and working seasonally, on a lake, I've…

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Delicate Arch Hike: A Must-Do On Any Visit To Arches National Park

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. For some reason, I insisted on doing the Delicate Arch hike. "It's only, like, three miles I said." "It won't be that bad."  HA!  Good one, me.  Good one. Spoiler alert: It's worse…

Guinea Pigs and Clowns in San Andres, Ecuador

San Andres was the town I could never remember.  I knew I liked it, but I didn't know what it was called.  I didn't, and still don't, know what most of the places we stopped in Ecuador were called.  Something to work on in the future I suppose.  Thankfully, back when I saved my pictures,…

Lizard Spotting At The Tulum Ruins

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. Tulum was the second ruin site I visited on my trip, also in Mexico, and they were totally different than Coba.  These were all open and oceanfront.  I have to say, I…

Climbing Coba Ruins: A Perfect Cancun Day Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. When I got to Mexico I didn't really know what to do in Cancun.  Like at all.  I knew there were beaches and Chichen Itza, but not much else.  I decided to skip…

Off the Muddy Path: Monkey Falls

After arriving in San Ignacio, our hostel owner offered a short evening trip to Monkey Falls.  I knew it was a waterfall, but that's it.  It was a short, probably rough, drive from town and a short hike through some pretty serious mud to get there.  It was definitely worth it though. We were greeted…

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Climb The Cahal Pech Ruins In San Ignacio, Belize

As I (sort of ) promised, I'm sharing more of my little time in Belize.  I'll start with Cahal Pech, the ruins right outside of, or still part of, San Ignacio.  These are smaller and seemed much less traveled than most other ruins I had heard about up to this point. Luckily for me, they…