Oct 072015
Orchids of Mexico

Orchids grow in warm, humid climates and are found largely in the tropical areas of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Their unusual, long-lasting blossoms and often heady scents have inspired curiosity and wonder over the ages. A handsome volume titled “The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala,” written by James Bateman, 1843, forms part of the […continue reading…]

Jul 142015
Sabores y Colores in Zihuatanejo

This past year has brought to Zihuatanejo more than one good, new restaurant with exciting flavors and presentations. One of these is Sabores y Colores, a small restaurant in downtown Zihuatanejo that is both elegant and unpretentious. Chef Antonio works his wonders melding traditional and exotic ingredients into his beautifully presented dishes to create specialties […continue reading…]

Jan 272015
An Old Journey to Quiroga

In going through my old travel journals, I came across photos (taken on my first digital camera at what is now a miserably low quality!) and a journal entry that describe a fabulous restaurant, Restaurante Bar Atzimba, in the Michoacan town of Quiroga. It was 2001, and we were on a driving tour around Lake […continue reading…]

Jan 142015
Zihuatanejo Sailfest: Regatta en el Paraiso

Every year at the beginning of February, Zihuanejo Sailfest is held in and around Zihuatanejo Bay. It is one of the most astoundingly successful of Zihuatanejo fundraisers. Since 2002, Sailfest has built more than eighty classrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and playgrounds supporting disadvantaged children at twenty-nine schools in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Thanks to your Sailfest participation. Program […continue reading…]

Spring 2012 Outdoor Solar Lighting 728 x 90