Riding a Scooter in Bali

Riding a Scooter in Bali – Is it a Good Idea?

In the beginning it felt like they were out to kill us in one foul swoop… cars, dogs, scooters, chickens, trucks, buses and bikes all sharing the one lane road coming at us in every direction.

It’s easy to get distracted by the five year olds riding the scooter three up, no helmets, no fear… Read More

We’re in Coba; a small Mayan town just two hours drive south from Cancun. This is the ancient home of the Mayans. We’ve come to learn about their life and traditions in their natural world – amongst the Cenotes and Coba Mayan Ruins. The city of Coba is a self-sufficient Mayan community living among the region’s underground Cenote and cave system. Read More

Living in Bali

Living in Bali I’m careful not to crush the delicate box filled with petals and bread at my feet and just follow the path wherever it leads…

Many more of the tiny boxes are scattered over the stone steps and above the mossy walls are the gold temple umbrellas, bright against a cloudless sky.

I’m not sure where the path leads but I appear to be in paradise. Read More

Cancun Mexico
Thinking of Cancun led us to think – wild parties, never-ending nightlife, glitzy Vegas style resorts, white-sanded beaches infused with the colour and flavours of the Mexican “fiesta” and drunken tourists.

We said we wouldn’t go there…

But we did…So why did we spend 3 weeks there?

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In grand style Chichen Itza is the mother of all the Mayan Temples in the Mexico, so you can expect it to be a popular and impressive place.  I know – Chichen Itza is touristy, but it’s a marvel we have to see. It’s hard not to be stunned by the massive structures of Chichen Itza.

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This hectic travel life…Where on Earth are we?…

Why haven’t you heard from us?

Yes  – we have been absent and we’re sorry about that.

This travel life is hectic, so this post is a quick roundup of the last 18 months and a sneak peek into some of the stories we’ve got in store for you.

We left you in the Yucatan Mexico, snorkelling in the Grand Cenote,  we hope you enjoyed that as much as we did. Read More

Grand Cenote Yucatan Mexico

In case you thought the Yucatan in Mexico was all white sand, and beaches… well, it’s not. Today we are at a cenote known as, the Grand Cenote.  We expected it would be a grand and gorgeous swimming hole – and it was. …but we were in for a very cool surprise! Read More

Can you imagine living on a Plastic Bottle Floating Island, on Isla Mujeres, in Mexico…  Maybe not?

Well, Richart Sowa does.

That’s Richart, not Richard. It’s all to do with the words that can be made from a name – and Richart Sowa knows all about that! Read More

Swimming with Endangered Green Sea Turtles in the wild… for many of us would be a dream come true.

When I heard we could swim with Green Sea Turtles, right off Akumal Beach in Mexico – I was ecstatic. I had dreamt about it for years, so I didn’t waste any time getting there.

Best of all there was no long boat ride in the hot Mexico sun. Just rock up to Akumal Beach, jump in, and you’re in Green Sea Turtle Paradise. Read More

For millions of years, this mystical underworld stayed hidden deep underground in the Riviera Maya, Yucatan, Mexico. It’s where the underworld meets the heavens. This womb of the earth is a sacred place to the Mayans who believed it was the doorway to the afterlife.

We were exploring Mexico’s cenotes and caves, looking for that something special when we discovered one of the true Wonders of the World – ‘Rio Secreto’. So much more than a cenote, it’s a living breathing cave system.

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