mexican graffiti part two

mexican graffiti part two

The most impressive part about the Street Art in Mexico is the sheer number of quality pieces found all over the place. Anytime I find myself exploring a new part of town, or a new city altogether, I end up with a few new photos on my phone. On more than one occasion here in Playa […] more…
bacalar

bacalar

Bacalar is home to one of the most stunning lakes in all of Mexico. It changes color based on the time of day, as the crystal clear water and limestone bottom sparkles in the sunlight. It is over 40 km in length, and connects to the Caribbean just to the south. We traveled by car […] more…
mexican graffiti part one

mexican graffiti part one

One of my favourite things about living in Mexico is an abundance of amazing street art scattered throughout the cities. It is everywhere you look. Some of it really stands out. It transforms an otherwise boring wall into something with beauty and meaning. During my 5 months in Mexico,  I´ve made it part of my mission […] more…
isla mujeres

isla mujeres

In need of a little bit of escape and adventure from the mainland, Isla Mujeres (the Island of Women) is the perfect place. Only a short ferry ride from Puerto Juarez in Cancun, the island is the perfect place for sunshine, beaches and adventure. A fun and spontaneous day trip to Isla (as the locals […] more…
riviera maya part one

riviera maya part one

The Riviera Maya stretches along the Eastern Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Known mostly for their Mayan Ruins, beautiful beaches, and vibrant nightlife, there is so much more to the region that deserves exploring. It has a mix of populated urban areas like Cancun and Playa del Carmen and many more secluded beach towns like […] more…
isla holbox

isla holbox

Isla Holbox still retains a quiet, mostly untouched by the masses feel which is found in other areas of the Riviera Maya. The island has very few cars – all of the roads are dirt or sand from the beach – and is dominated by golf carts and 4-wheel drive ATV’s. There are many hotels, […] more…
coba

coba

Located just North-West of the beachside town of Tulum is the ruins of Coba, a large complex of ruins which includes a large pyramid, which is one of the last remaining pyramids that you are still able to climb up. Mayan Ruins are scattered throughout the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. Coba might not […] more…
climbing the chief 

climbing the chief 

The Chief is a towering mountain along the Sea to Sky highway just before Whistler. It is popular with hikers, base jumpers, and rock climbers. We chose the simplest of options and walked the trail to the first peak. Most of the hike is a straight uphill staircase along a creek. Its a grueling climb, […] more…
sunsets at the teahouse

sunsets at the teahouse

Fergusson Point overlooks English Bay and throughout the summer months is one of the best places to watch the sunset in Vancouver. I have worked at the restaurant – The Teahouse – which overlooks these views for 4 years now, and sometimes its impossible to not snap a quick photo from my phone. Here are a […] more…
portland

portland

With only a few hours to visit Portland on the way back to Vancouver (Canada), I decided to finally visit the legendary Voodoo Doughnuts and took a box to go on the road. To burn off a few calories, I took a short walk towards the waterfront to enjoy the spoils of my adventure. Voodoo […] more…
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