Over the years, I have had the joy of visiting many temples of the Maya, mostly when I was living in Guatemala. They were all magnificent and intriguing. But my favorite was and still remains Tikal. Maybe because I spent a lot of time there. I have also visited Yaxchilan, Ceibal, Copan, El Mirador, Bonampok,… Continue reading Maya Temples
Sneak peak...Merida, Mexico - a fabulous trip to the Yucatan. So much fun, hot and humid, beaches, flamingos, Mayan ruins, great food and splashing in cenotes (sinkholes). A fun post to come with loads of photos and descriptions. Flying back to California today. Here are some photos to tide you over. More to come soon!
It is already over and I am back in Mexico City. But the weather is stunning, the sky is cobalt blue and the birds, yes, the birds are tweeting seductively as if flirting with me. But for the past 8 days I was in the stunningly beautiful towns of Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende. As a lovely… Continue reading A Colorful Spring Break in Mexico
Hola mis amigos! Hailing you all from sunny Mexico. I left chilly China on December 21st and spent a month back in Oregon before heading down to my new job teaching high school humanities in Mexico City. Mom came down with me for the first ten days and we wandered and explored a bit before… Continue reading Pulled South of the Border
Over the past year I have been hankering to go abroad again. Not just to travel, but to absorb a culture, to live and breathe in the aromas and surround myself with the wonderful sounds and bright colors. And as I've pondered this idea, I've been thinking about my third act of this short life. … Continue reading Dreaming of Bright Colors
Such a fun evening with the girls last Saturday! I rounded up three friends and with a lot of magazines, scissors and glue, we created our vision boards. To get the visions flowing and to learn more about these great women, I poured us all a glass of wine and then asked each to share… Continue reading Visioning… Our Futures