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The Charm of Puerto Morelos

On my first trip to Puerto Morelos, I was quite surprised. After becoming accustomed to the movement and density of…

Just Cruising around Cozumel

When I first heard the of the ‘Island of the Golondrinas’, I did not know that it was a reference…

Ten Interesting Whale Sharks Facts

The wide flat body of the whale shark is dark blue-gray with patterned speckles and a white underbelly with unique…

Choosing a Responsible Whale Shark Tour

Whale shark tours have become increasingly popular here in the Riviera Maya. If you are hoping to see these friendly…

Whale Sharks Tours from Isla Mujeres

As you probably know by now, the annual whale shark season put Holbox island in a serious predicament. Some public…

Days of Whale Shark Tour Guide

I first met David Rodríguez Pandilla two years ago, back when his job as a tour guide involved taking clients…

Paradise Yelapa

As Frank Underwood said in House of Cards: “The harder the climb, the better the view from the top.” When…

The Gray Whale

At the beginning of the year, I wrote about seeing whales in the Bay of Banderas. We are still waiting…

Wildlife is Worth More Alive than in Soup: The Whale Shark Case

The first records of organized tourism with whale sharks are from Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia in the late 80s when…

Purobeach – Urban Oasis

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Peter Steve, Commercial Director of Purobeach Playa del Carmen, to learn…