Lagos de Colón Waterfalls

Lagos de Colón is a recreation area in the Mexican state of Chiapas, near the Guatemala border. It has streams and lakes with flowing, fresh, clear mountain water for swimming or kayaking. The entrance fee to the area is a mere MXN $25 or about USD $1.25 per person. The […]

Magical Castlepoint

Castlepoint, New Zealand, located on the eastern shore of the north island was actually named by Captain Cook himself, because the rock at the southern end of the bay resembles a castle. We spotted the Whakataki Hotel just outside the ridge of hills that hides the beach. Unbelievably, this hotel […]

Homer, Alaska

After a super weekend of SalmonFest, we headed toward Homer at the bottom of the Kenai Peninsula. A bonus of going there from the festival is that some of the awesome bands also came to Homer to play during the week at Alice’s Champagne Palace. The video below is a […]

Exit Glacier from bottom

Seward Alaska Murals

Seward,  a few hours south of Anchorage, is a common port-of-call for the cruise lines. It has the fantastic Alaska SeaLife Center, both interesting and educational. Here’s a tip – You can call the SeaLife Center and ask them when the cruise ships are coming. You probably don’t want to […]

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