Hold Your Breath – Top Ten La Paz Snorkeling Sites

Top Ten La Paz Snorkeling Sites - Breathtakingly Beautiful “Le plus grand aquarium du monde.” - Jacques Yves Cousteau A quick internet search for La Paz snorkeling will produce pages of excursions offered by local tour operators. But, if you want to hang out at a beach and snorkel on your own, there isn’t a lot of information available. Many tourists (and locals) don’t realize that beautiful beaches with clear and calm turquoise waters - perfect for snorkeling – can be found very close to the city. We have spent several [...]

Football Frenzy Tico Style – San Jose Soccer

Costa Rica Soccer - Football Frenzy Tico Style “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” - Bill Shankly We have a day to kill in Costa Rica’s capital before heading to the coast, so we decide to take in a local football match. There is a game between two of San Jose’s suburbs, Alajuela and Heredia. We take a local bus to the stadium and buy a couple of bleacher tickets. Before entering the gate, [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:26:08-07:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: North America|Tags: , |0 Comments

Goin’ Down The Road – On Tour With The Grateful Dead

So Many Roads To Shakedown Street - My First Grateful Dead Tour “The bus came by and I got on. That's when it all began.” - Grateful Dead Tour Bus I have no idea. I had seen them twice before, but this is my first tour and my first exposure to life on the road. We don't have a car, so Rick and I “straddle that Greyhound” in Toronto, bound for Alpine Valley – somewhere near Milwaukee. Traveler's cheques seem like a safe option, but I never think about where I [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:29:32-07:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: North America|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Buen Provecho – Top Ten La Paz Restaurants

Buen Provecho - Top Ten La Paz Restaurants “Don't judge your taco by its price.” - Hunter S. Thompson La Paz Restaurants Mexico is well-known for its exciting and delicious food, and some of the most diverse culinary creations can be found on the Baja Peninsula. Not only can you find all of the traditional Mexican dishes in La Paz restaurants, but the area also benefits from the bounty of the sea. However, despite strict regulations limiting what and how much can be extracted from the marine environment, this bounty is [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:31:43-07:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: North America, Travel|Tags: , |0 Comments