Swimming with Sea Lions – Los Islotes, Sea of Cortez, Mexico

March 19, 2015

The Galapagos Islands may be the most famous place in the world for swimming with curious, playful sea lions, but it’s not the only place. Other locations known for up close sea lion encounters are Los Islotes in Mexico and the Palomino Islands in Peru. Los Islotes is the closest location for US travelers and […]

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Mexico’s Gray Whale Nurseries

February 10, 2014

Gray whales exhibit one of the longest annual migrations by animals in the world. Every year, an individual whale may travel more than 10,000 miles on its round-trip journey between the Bering or Chukchi Seas to Mexico. Gray whales start arriving to several quiet lagoons including San Ignacio and Magdalena Bay in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula […]

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12 Undeniable Reasons to Explore Mexico

February 4, 2013

Last week, CNN.com published an article titled “3 undeniable reasons to explore Mexico” (http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/29/travel/mexico-three-reasons/index.html). The three reasons listed included gastronomy, pre-Hispanic sites, and swimming in cenotes. We wholeheartedly agree with these reasons. But after reading this article, it was easy to quadruple their number of reasons by emphasizing Mexico’s biodiversity and wow-inducing wildlife opportunities. #1: […]

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