Category: Mexico

Instagram Travel Photos

After three months in Europe, filming ‘In search for La Dolce Vita’ I’m now back in Australia with three projects in post production! On recent trips I’ve become a fan of instagram. I hate the lack of landscape feature but find it’s ease of use one of it’s most compelling features. I can literally take […]

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Oxtankah Mayan Ruins, Chetumal, Mexico

In Chetumal I was lucky to couch surf with Maria and her family. Maria took me for a day tour taking in her FOUR TOP THINGS TO DO IN CHETAMAL. Number Two on her list was a visit to the Mayan Ruins of Oxtankah, about 16 km’s north of Chetumal. Oxtankah appears to have been […]

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Manatee Santuary Video, Laguna Guerrero, Chetamal Mexico

In Chetumal I was lucky to couch surf with Maria and her family. Maria took me for a day tour taking in her FOUR TOP THINGS TO DO IN CHETAMAL We start the tour visiting Santuario del Manati (Manatee Sanctuary) to see Daniel the teenage Manatee at Laguna Guerrero. WATCH PART TWO – OXTANKAH MAYAN […]

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico – Bar, Restaurant, Accommodation and Marina

We have been staying at Bahia Tortuga on Isla Mujeres off the Mexican Caribbean Coast. Bahia Tortuga has a great bar, which has music most nights of the week, a restaurant serving American and Mexican Food, Accommodation and Mooring for yachts. Hosts Danny and Rhonda, both from southern USA helped us plan our trip to […]

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Isla Mujeres, Hacienda Mundaca – Slaves, Pirates and Unrequited Love

The story of pirate and slave trader Fermin Mundaca is a fascinating one. A Spaniard of educated background, Fermin decided to try his hand at slave trading, first bringing slaves from the West Coast of Africa to Cuba and Antilla to work the sugarcane plantations and mines, and then Mayan captives from the Yucatan peninsula. […]

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Vote for me at Biggest Baddest Bucket List Competition!

I rarely enter competitions, but this one is a good one. Six months travel, six continents and the chance to win $50,000. Please place you vote for me here Just share across your social networks

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Sailing the Caribbean – Night Sailing and New Crew

We do a big run up the Mexican Coast, 26 hours of sailing, travelling through the night, doing 200 nautical miles. We also take on two new crew, two Canadian Lasses.

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Eco Tourism and Plastic Waste

I visited the remotest fishing village I could find on the Mexico East Coast. First I hitchhiked to Punta Herrero, then I took a boat to the island lobster fishing settlement of Maria Elena. I’d like to claim I was the first tourist to ever visit, but I was in fact the third. Even in […]

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