16-Nov-2012Teaching Sara to drive a golf cart around Isla Mujeres
26-Nov-2011Using Google Maps to record trip data
Here’s a cool little Google Maps trick that I recently discovered: You can create a custom map containing specific places you visited. Used in conjunction with a GPS receiver, it’s an excellent way to record trip data for future reference or for sharing with others.
I entered the GPS coordinates I recorded during our latest trip […]
25-Nov-2011Parade along Tulum Avenue in Cancun’s El Centro district
Some kind of parade along Tulum Avenue in Cancun’s El Centro district. Not sure what they’re celebrating, but this seems to occur every year at around the same time.
25-Nov-2011Preparing marquesitas along the beachwalk on Isla Mujeres
Street vendor on the beachwalk on Isla Mujeres preparing marquesitas made with Nutella and sliced bananas. $25 pesos (about $2.15US).
Rotting beneath a languid sun we are as junkies on the nod…dozing…eyes half-shut.
And the sound of waves in the distance. Pulsating rhythm keeping time with each heartbeat. You can feel it in your ears. The hand of God moves gently across the water.
Crystalline blue ocean mother nature. Geologic masterpiece of space and time.
Green-hued pelicans swoop […]
19-Nov-2011Uninspired and unappetizing at Rolandi’s Pizzeria
I developed a sudden craving for a pepperoni pizza, but since we’re vacationing in Cancun for the week, I figured there wouldn’t be very many options that didn’t involve having to head into the Hotel Zone, which is an area we try to avoid whenever possible. (No offense to those who prefer all-inclusive bullshit […]
19-Nov-2011Hide all your fried chicken. This is the Colonel’s territory.
19-Nov-2011random graffiti on broken down building
18-Nov-2011Lunch at Mininos
— Three grilled lobster tails
— Two bottles of Dos Equis
— Total: $350 pesos
18-Nov-2011Sunset over the Radisson Hacienda
18-Nov-2011Occupy Isla Mujeres
Interesting. I tried entering the GPS coordinates for our spot on the beach, and Google Maps says it doesn’t have permission to use our location:
N 21 15.5078 W 86 45.1655
17-Nov-2011Room with a view
At the Radisson Hacienda. We usually get a room with a balcony facing the street, but they’re all booked.
But the wi-fi signal is giving us four bars of strength, so that’s a good thing.