Tag Archives: Yucatan

The Tree Man of Holbox Island

I was touring Holbox Island on my bike. I just had to stop. The signs were so intriguing: “Adopt a Tree” in more than a dozen languages and “Vivero Plantas Endemicas” (garden center for native plants). I got off my … Continue reading

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The Hand-Painted Advertisements of Holbox

My husband and I recently had the pleasure of spending a week on Isla Holbox, Mexico, a tropical island/wildlife reserve about 30km off the coast of the Yucatán. We stayed at Villas Flamingos, a low-key resort where the main activities … Continue reading

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The Bow-WOW House: Houses and Gardens of Isla Mujeres

Why not paint your house orange and green, or cobalt blue and purple, or spotted black-and-white like a Dalmatian, or every color of the rainbow? Or put a palapa on the roof? That’s what they do in Isla Mujeres, Quintana … Continue reading

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