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Xochimilco, Palm Sunday Funday!

The tale of two cities, or so it felt. After the sailing portion of our Xochimilco tour concluded we took a few hours to walk the district and take in the Palm Sunday festivities. At one end of the square there were the deeply spiritual attending services and silently knotting fronds into crosses. Tranquil observers filled the cathedral with late-coming […]

The Venice of Mexico, Xochimilco!

  A short bus ride from downtown Mexico City and we were in the borough of Xochimilco, a colorful neighborhood connected by winding canals. The sun was shining and the weather was sweet. With michelada (spicy Mexican beer cocktail) in hand we boarded our colorful trajinera (canoe) and pushed off. Hundreds of boats with flowery painted images […]

Solid Ground! Charm City, USA

  My west-to-east-coast-half-‘merica road trip ended in Baltimore at the end of December.  It was entirely doable, totally worth it, and completely empowering. After just over 5,000 miles I arrived in Maryland at the height of a winter blizzard. I was eagerly anticipating becoming one with my bed, eating Christmas cookies and playing with my baby niece. Done and done. […]

Road Trip! Seattle to Portland

First on my to-do list was a road trip home for the holidays!  I am originally from Maryland and have been fortunate enough to have some amazing friends and family spread out all over the country and it was time to pay them a visit/crash in their guest rooms. By the way, one perk of […]