My eldest sister and I span an age gap of 16 years. Believe it or not, she was a grandma before I even gave birth to Miss Molasses. She has four children (and now one grandbaby), all four married, and all of them went to Mexico on their honeymoon. I loved to snicker about how, of all the places they could travel in the world, they all went to Mexico! Why are they all so obsessed with Mexico? And then, we traveled to the Mexican Riviera in January of 2017 and everything clicked. We headed back again a few months ago, and still want to go again and again.
Truth be told Gabriel and I also traveled to Mexico during our honeymoon 16 years ago. Go ahead, cue the ironic laughing. However, our experience was completely obliterated by the fact that we visited during excursion days off our horrible Carnival cruise. It wasn’t until we came back with our children and toured the ruins of Tulum that we fell in love with this amazing country.
Mexico is lush with every manner of sensuous living. Vegetation and wildlife transports you back to your most natural and carnal state, compelling your desire to be united with Mother Earth. She holds in her palm jungles that disguise a story only told through the folds in the earth and leaves that give way to treasure. Her history touches the deep recesses of your heart and yield to a story anxious to teach you about your ancestors. Mexican culture captivates the essence of what it means to enjoy life, living and humanity. What isn’t there to be obsessed about the Mexican Riviera?
► For Kids: Warm sun, bodies of water around every tree, stretches of beaches, fantastical stories of ancient ruins and people – yes, Mexico is a wondrous country that kids will enjoy every moment spent here! Boundless opportunities for combining worldschooling and playtime, plus rice and beans at every meal. Sign us up!
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We cannot ever envision a time that we would tire of visiting this amazing location. We have plans to come back again and again; touring more ruins, learning of our ancestors and the advanced civilizations they created that have impacted our generations even today.
► Naptime Version: Our family’s grand adventures worldschooling in the Mexican Riviera amongst Mayan Ruins and sunken swimming pools.
We are excited to spend this summer exploring South America! Stay tuned for all our adventures from this corner of the world!