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Monterey Peninsula

View at the Edge of a Continent

View at the Edge of a Continent

The Monterey shoreline is something like the Grand Canyon, pictures don’t do it justice. You just have to go see it. The best vantage starts in Pacific Grove’s section of the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail that runs parallel to Ocean View Blvd. This trail stretches from...

She had me at Monkeys; part 2

She had me at Monkeys; part 2

Tour name: Mayan Inland Expedition. Did you know that the sound of howler monkeys, coming across the water sounds like two gigantic slabs of concrete rubbing against each other? It’s a real disconnect for me how that sound comes out of that little body. After lunch,...

She Had Me At Monkeys

She Had Me At Monkeys

Mexico Kan Tours “And then you’ll ride down a slow-moving river in an inner tube.” It’s 7:30 pm in Tulum, Mexico and I want to go on a tour, tomorrow, while my husband goes cave diving. “What else do you have?” I say. “Bla, bla, bla ride bicycles, zip line, hike...