Snorkeling at Casa del Sol

Snorkeling at Casa del Sol

Years ago when I started thinking about retirement I never really imagined the adventure it could be. This is a (very rough) video I took in my new temporary front yard: Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Xcalak. The Xcalak Reef National Park was created in 2003 and spans...
Living in Xcalak, Mexico

Living in Xcalak, Mexico

  What Is it Like To Live in Xcalak? (March 2018 Update) The first place I moved after beginning the retirement adventure was Xcalak, Mexico; a beautiful village on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Caribbean coast, not far from the border of Belize. My ex and I had found...
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

A Great Blue Heron takes flight early one morning from the beach in front of Casa del Sol near Xcalak, Mexico. Almost everyone morning there are flocks of birds fishing in the tide pools practically begging t be photographed and sense I have taken early retirement I...
Lion Fish

Lion Fish

Just off the beach at Casa del Sol there lurks an unwanted predator: A reef invader the Lion Fish. The LionFish is known for their venomous spines making  them a hazard to divers and fisherman. Of even more concern is that they are voracious consumers of native reef...

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