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BOTB: Welcome to Mahahual, Slick Woody Pedigrew!

The Boys saw him the first day and just ignored him like they do any other cruise ship tourist that isn’t wearing a skimpy bathing suit, and young enough to be their daughter. He sat quietly at the table next … Continue reading

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Dia de Los Muertos, Day of the Dead. A Wonderful Mexican Tradition

This is a blog of I published 3 years ago, but I thought might be good for re-blogging today.   Okay, I’m going to confess, holidays are not my thing. Of course its nice getting to take the day off, … Continue reading

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High Season Is Almost Here … Finally!

Another low season has come and gone, and finally, another fun-filled Costa Maya high season is upon us again! Finally, I say, because low season is the time of year when our little “paradise” ain’t so much like paradise really. … Continue reading

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A Local View Of The US Travel Alert For Quintana Roo

Since the US travel warning was placed on Quintana Roo this week, I have been emailed, private messaged, called, you name it, all wanting to know, “what the heck is going on down there”. Well here in Mahahual/Costa Maya, the … Continue reading

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BOTB: Hurricane Lotto and Beautiful Sirens at Buster’s

Another summer in the Costa Maya, meant just another hurricane season for Buster. And oh, how he hated hurricane season. Besides the giant economic hit he took from a hurricane, there were days of preparation and hard work that could … Continue reading

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“The Found World Of Quintana Roo” Book Signing w/ Wendy Morrill, May 31st, In Mahahual

“The Lost World of Quintana Roo”, a must read for all newbies to Mexico’s Caribbean state, is a book written by renowned French ethnologist, explorer and author, Michael Peissel, who, on one of his first adventures, walked the beaches and … Continue reading

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Hey Fly Fishing Cruisers, Want To Catch The Grand Slam In Costa Maya?

Bonefish, Tarpon and permit, the three most coveted game fish in Caribbean fly fishing, and if you have a little luck, and a career day, you can catch all three in the Costa Maya area. Do it, and you can … Continue reading

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