Quintana Roo, Mexico: A Carribean Dream Or A Humid Ordeal?

Recently I spent an entire month on the Yucatan peninsula in Quintana Roo, Mexico. On paper Mexico looked like a good canditate as a possible spot to spend more time or even something more permanent. Mexico, a member of The Pacific Alliance, has a young population, a...

Places That Need Ethnic Cleansing

I generally judge an individual or group of people of the same culture on their levelof dysrationalia.Dysrationalia: The lack of capacity to exhibit good judgement and to base one's beliefs on appropriate evidence. A person might be very smart, but at the same time...
How big is your playground?

How big is your playground?

As a kid I was good at judging how long it takes to walk to a place. As a teenager I was good at judging how long it takes to ride a bicycle to a place. As a young adult I was good at judging how long it takes to drive a car to a place. Now I’m good at looking...

The Quest For Shangri-La

Shangri-La: A fictional land of peace and perpetual youth. I have spent nearly a decade in South America. Several years each in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay, about half a year in Peru and many shorter stints in Brazil and Chile. My last home base was in Punta del...