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A Rock’n Birthday in Gibraltar

Turning 31 in Gibraltar rocked (pun intended)! Beautiful beaches, stunning backdrops and wonderful food. In my 30th year I successfully pulled off what I set out to do: chase my dreams, travel the world, play amateur photographer, and live to tell about it. My birthday was spent lazily touring the peninsula, enjoying port wine, eating pimientos de Padrón (new […]

Tangled up in Tangier…

You can get lost in Tangier very easily. Both in the physical sense and in the emotional. Streets wind in all directions. People and animals intertwine among the crowds. Colors, sounds and scents explode indifferently. An uncontrolled medley of mosaics and mosques, textiles and felines, leather and oranges. Orientating yourself can seem nearly impossible. This was our layover […]

Let’s go to Morocco!

Where to begin? Morocco was my favorite. Hands down. No question. From textiles to tajine, it was love at first site. Everything was foreign, everything was new, and everything was exactly what I knew I wanted for my post-30th adventure. I remember standing on the shores of Spain looking out across the water at Africa and wondering if […]

Chiapas, Exploring Aqua Azul!

Armed with a swimsuit I was ready to take on all the natural beauty Chiapas had in store. Lucky for me there was plenty. Cascading falls stretched for miles in every direction.  It was a waterfall playground that at first sight, seemed unreal. Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and […]

Road Trip! I left my heart…

For time’s sake I am going to combine San Francisco and Los Angeles into one short and sweet blog post.  Not that there isn’t enough to say about these two places, but I am eager to get to the desert portion of my trip and discus my affinity for red rock mountains and prickly pear […]