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Crisis as an opportunity – part 3

Tandem dive of humpbacks in Banderas Bay As I cruised out into the stunningly beautiful and vast Banderas Bay aboard the Ecotours whale observation vessel, it became quickly evident that Covid-19 not only disturbed our lives, it also affected marine life. For the thousands of humpbacks that come down here for winter every year far… Continue reading Crisis as an opportunity – part 3

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Crisis as an opportunity – continued

Iberostar Punta Mita pool are The first two days hours in Puerto Vallarta were overcast with a marine layer that finally burned off just in time for a break by the pool today. This mid-market beachfront property features 452 rooms with varying views (garden to pool to ocean) and tops out with its Presidential Suite… Continue reading Crisis as an opportunity – continued

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When Crisis becomes Opportunity

American Airlines view of a majestic wing above Baja What a year it has been since my last “normal” travel experience aboard Regent Seven Seas sailing from Miami last February. Back then, the virus that would eventually disrupt our lives globally had just made its presence known in northern Italy. The word ‘lockdown’ was still… Continue reading When Crisis becomes Opportunity

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2021 Calls for Adventure – Breathless in Cabo San Lucas

Breathless at Cabo San Lucas Marina My blissful time in the corridor has ended and I am now at my last of three resorts. This one is part of the Apple Leisure Group owned AM Resorts chain called Breatless. This lifestyle branded hotel hugs the public harbor in Downtown Cabo San Lucas. With its cosmopolitan… Continue reading 2021 Calls for Adventure – Breathless in Cabo San Lucas

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2021 Calls for Adventure – Whale watching in the Sea of Cortez

Aboard the expedition yacht in Cabo San Lucas It is the season for one of nature’s most amazing spectacles. Thousands of Gray Whales 🐋, humpback and blue whales convene for their winter feeding and mating rituals in the Sea of Cortez. In fact, 70+ percent of all whales in the world are of Mexican origin.… Continue reading 2021 Calls for Adventure – Whale watching in the Sea of Cortez

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2021 Calls for adventure – Final thoughts & question to ponder

Time for the airport transfer My week south of the border is ending today. I grabbed an early morning transfer back to the airport to assure plenty of time for the new CDC required process to check in for flights to the US. It turned out that it was a snap - 15 minutes later… Continue reading 2021 Calls for adventure – Final thoughts & question to ponder

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2021 Calls for Adventure – Le Blanc by Palace Resorts

Main pool view of Le Blanc Los Cabos Two days into my visit to Los Cabos I am changing gears to a new resort. Called Le Blanc, this SPA focused luxury adults only all-inclusive opened last July to the public. Over the past few years, the resorts game stakes have been raised significantly with modern… Continue reading 2021 Calls for Adventure – Le Blanc by Palace Resorts

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2021 Calls for adventure – on my way to Cabo

American Airlines now out of Tom Bradley With COVID-19 still dramatically impacting travel, my adventure south of the border takes on a sense of experiment to see how all the new protocols are working. As you can see from the below 5am picture at the new Harvey Milk terminal at SFO on a Thursday morning,… Continue reading 2021 Calls for adventure – on my way to Cabo