Tag Archives: Mexico

Butterflies – Forest Mort Blue – Caligo eurilochus

Butterflies – Forest Mort Blue –  Caligo eurilochus Photographed at the Carleton University “Live” Butterfly exhibit in the Fall of 2010. (Location) The Forest Mort Blue is a member of the Brassolidae tribe of butterflies and is one of several … Continue reading

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Weather, weather, weather!!!

Weather, weather, weather!!! A Jamaican friend of mine once commented on how funny it was to hear Canadians asking what the weather would be like in Jamaica. Except in hurricane season, the response would always be the same, “Today should … Continue reading

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Chichen-Itza, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

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Cenotes, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Cenotes, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico There are very few surface lakes in the Yucatan Peninsula but the porous calcium carbonate structure of the geology of the area allows the surface water to sink through and form significant underground ‘rivers’. Small underwater … Continue reading

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Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico The beach beckons, but my reason for traveling to Playa del Carmen had nothing to do with the beaches. I was running out of storage space on my CF cards and wanted to have … Continue reading

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Coba, Mayan Ruins, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Coba, Mayan Ruins, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico For those visiting the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, the Mayan ruins at Chichen-Itza are likely the highest priority and certainly the most heavily visited by tourists. Unlike the Chichen-Itza site with its wide pathways … Continue reading

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Palladium White Sands Resort, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Palladium White Sands Resort, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico A portion of the beach at Palladium Resorts, Yucatan Peninsula: After a day or two of trudging through jungles and looking at Mayan ruins at Coba and Chichen-Itza, a bit of sun, surf … Continue reading

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