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December 17, 2014
Volcano summit

Volcano Nevado de Colima in Mexico: Eye-to-Eye Two Miles High

Sj and I celebrate each child’s birthday with an adventurous experience. For Josiah’s 15th birthday, we decided that he and I, together with Hannah (age 12), […]
December 2, 2014
Rancho Aurora

Rancho Aurora: The Best Little Water Park Near Barra de Navidad

The Rancho Aurora waterpark is a local little gem that delights children of all ages. It’s located along Highway 200 between Jaluco and Barra de Navidad. […]
November 25, 2014
Mexican-Philippine banner

450th Anniversary of the Mexico-Philippine Expedition

The friendly, first-time banter between me and a Mexican man (call him Carlos) usually goes something like this. We exchange greetings, then he throws out the […]
November 24, 2014
Chapala Malecon Fountain

Lake Chapala Malecon: What the US Media Isn’t Telling You

Forget burned out gas stations, warring drug lords, and American tourists being targeted for crime. Lake Chapala, Mexico’s largest freshwater lake, is not making the U.S. […]
November 21, 2014
Lake Catemaco

Lake Catemaco–Bring the Family to the Best Lake in Veracruz.

Lake Catemaco (Laguna de Catemaco in Spanish) is a picturesque freshwater lake in south central Veracruz. Our planned one night camping stop turned into a restful […]
November 3, 2014
Día de Muertos

Día de Muertos: Looking Death in the Face, as a Family

Visiting the Manzanillo square, the flicker of hundreds of votive candles ushered in the first night of the Día de Muertos, the Day of the Dead, […]
October 30, 2014
National Park picture

Volunteering with Children at National Parks in Exchange for Free Camping

Volunteering in the National Parks of the United States has been one of the most enjoyable ways we have funded our U.S. travel and worldschooled our children. […]
October 23, 2014
Girl baby

Government Hospital in Belize: a horrific birth story

Stacey-jean assists Veronica (not her real name) as she labors in horrific conditions at a government hospital in Belize. Prelude The below story is graphic and […]