Tag: mexico rafting

  • Chillin at the Maya ruins in Piedras Negras

    Chillin at the Maya ruins in Piedras Negras

    During our rafting trip on the Usumacinta we spent 2 nights at a Maya ruin known as Piedras Negras. These ruins are only accessible by boat and our guide estimates that at most 200 people a year visit them. We spent an entire day camping at the site and were given an extensive tour by […]

  • Editing Video and staying sane

    Editing Video and staying sane

    One of the main services I offered customers when I had a company was short form Youtube videos. This was in 2010 and Youtube had been around a few years but was still just catching on. I couldn’t get my clients to write blog posts but I could get them to sit still for a […]

  • Back Home

    We flew into Salt Lake City last night from Mexico and opted to get a hotel room rather than start the 6 hour drive home to Mancos. We got up around 6am this morning, found coffee and started the drive. There was some snow in the forecast and the roads were icy in places. We […]

  • Travel day

    We are done with the Mexico trip and flying back to the USA Today. Traveling during COVID had been interesting to say the least. On the way to Mexico my ears felt like they were falling off due to the mask we need to wear in the airports. On the plus side the flight attendants […]

  • Don’t forget to take your Malaria pill

    Don’t forget to take your Malaria pill

    Since we are traveling to Mexico for an extended period of time it is recommended that we take Malaria pills as well as get a number of vaccines. Its been a busy couple of months getting shots for Hep A and B, Typhoid, COVID Boosters, and the flu. At one visit to the pharmacy I […]

  • Solar panels vs Batteries

    Solar panels vs Batteries

    For our river trip next month we will want to keep some electronics charged up for photos and lighting. We wont have cell signal so the phone batteries will save a lot of power in airplane mode. I am also bringing a lot of batteries (8) for the GoPro so that I can take a […]

  • Booster Blues – 2/100

    Booster Blues – 2/100

    Yesterday I mentioned getting the COVID booster shot and while I am not feeling awful today I am definitely not at the top of my game. So I am using it as an excuse to whine, complain, and be a bit lazy. According to CNBC I don’t get to complain too much though. Still I […]