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Writings from my adventurous life.

I can’t say enough about the amazing hospitality, food, and accommodations at Zephyr Lodge. Everything about the place — a full restaurant and bar, swimming pool, billiards table, hammocks — makes it easy to stay and never leave the comforts of the property. In this video, a group of us from the lodge take to […]

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Imagine a subterranean paradise teeming with calcified stalactites, and at the center, a pool of crystal-clear freshwater. This describes one kind of cenote. Sometimes a cenote is tens of meters beneath the surface and then tens more deep. Holes in the earth high above can deliver beams of sunlight into the beautiful caverns. Or they can […]

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Stopping to tour random Mayan ruins has become a fun way to spend a casual riding day. Because the regions of Mexico are so geographically different, the ruins are quite varied in size, shape, and preservation. They also house a variety of critters! In Palenque, the monkeys rule the jungle. At the Mayan ruins of […]

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