After boarding our cruise ship in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Friday night, we had a day at sea before our first stop on Sunday. Cozumel is Mexico’s largest Caribbean island, located east of Playa del Carmen, and is famed for scuba diving. Cozumel is an entirely touristic destination; as our guide explained, the inhabitants produce “nothing but smiles and babies.”
I happened across a photo gallery of Guanajuato, Mexico – what a colorful town! Why is it that most places have such a subdued palette for houses? Blue, grey, white, maybe yellow if they’re really daring. I love multi-colored buildings.
We spent our last three days in El Paso, visiting different friends. With one of them, we drove just south of the border into Juárez, Mexico, where we saw a fantastic dinner show at Viva Mexico.* Continue reading