Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Tulum Sunrise (Or Sunset?)
Jul20

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Tulum Sunrise (Or Sunset?)

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The photographer who shared this image online of Tulum, Mexico tagged it as one of a sunset. For those of you who might not know, Tulum sits on an east facing beach, making sunset pics over the ocean geographically impossible. While there are inland lagoons just south of the archaeological ruins, the absence of beaches and their status as eco-friendly destinations would lead one to believe that use of motorized boats might not just be...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Tulum’s White Sand Beaches
Feb23

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Tulum’s White Sand Beaches

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The beaches of Tulum have been putting on quite the show on the blog recently, even shoving aside the Maldives as a presumably favored destination. And even though this week’s image doesn’t feature any of the blue waters roiling off the coast of this Mexican paradise, that didn’t stop it from being this week’s most popular beach pic of the day post. It was good enough for the Mayans – I think that’s all the justification we beach bar...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Ruins at Tulum National Park, Mexico
Jan12

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Ruins at Tulum National Park, Mexico

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This week’s pic of the week is proof that beach bar bums can appreciate heritage and culture when they see it, especially when it’s perched on a beach. This image of the ruins at Tulum National Park in Mexico was taken from a popular vantage point at the park and is proof positive that the Mayans knew a good spot on the beach when they saw it. To download the high resolution version of the image above, head on over to the Wallpapers...

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Find Your Escape in an Isla Mujeres Sunset
Nov08

Find Your Escape in an Isla Mujeres Sunset

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There are a multitude of reasons I could list to try and convince you to visit Isla Mujeres, a small island off the coast of Cancun, Mexico. That, however, can be saved for another article. Sometimes, instead of incessant blathering, an image is all you need to get your point across. Witness the image below from Sean Sheridan. Shared to my Facebook page by Sean, it not only is a perfect representation of why you should visit Isla...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Balcony View, Cancun, Mexico
Mar03

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Balcony View, Cancun, Mexico

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As someone who has had the good fortune of vacationing in Cancun several times (check out this panorama and find out how I went vertical with my panoramas for a dramatic shot from our last visit), it came as no surprise that this week’s most popular “beach pic of the day” was of the beaches that lines this western Caribbean paradise in Mexico. While the over-the-top vibe of Cancun might not be for everyone, it’s hard to argue with the...

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