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// Check In: Las Ventanas

  /  07.29.2013  /  Check-In, Wayfare B-Sides
The morning view during breakfast

Everything about our trip to Las Ventanas exceeded expectations. The grounds were pristine; not a speck of sand was out of place, including the tiny rake markings in the sand beds surrounding the various cacti. The moment you left the front door of your hacienda, personal butlers would magically appear to help you find your way to the next margarita or poolside lounge. Read More

// Local Flavor: Merida

  /  02.21.2013  /  Local Flavor, Postcards

Before the hot noontime sun and the afternoon rain, my husband and I walk around the corner to little parque with views of the Santa Ana church, couples holding hands on benches and vendors selling fresh fruit juices from brightly-colored stands. There is a small market with fruit vegetables, eggs and flowers sold by locals who know only a couple phrases in English. We buy papaya, dragon fruit, mangos, a bushel of limes, lemony basil and dried jamaica flowers. Read More