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Adventurous Mexico - exploring Mexico's outdoors - self-guided tours, mountains, volcanoes, hiking, camping, sailing, fishing, kayaking and more Index Page

 Climbing Mexican mountains, volcanoes and caves. Climbing Mexico's volcanoes Pico de Orizaba (Citlateptl) 5700m 18,700ft Popocatepl 5452m 17,887ft Iztaccihuatl 5286m 17,342ft ... read more

Vela Sud America: tall ships sail to Veracruz Thaddeus J. Koza

What could be more beautiful than tall ships with sails billowing in the wind as they surge across the ocean? These wonderful sailing ships carry a sense of history and adventure. In June of 2010, many elegant vessels come together in a regatta that will culminate in the port of Veracruz, Mexico from June 23rd through the 28th — a great opportunity to see them in action. read more

Climbing volcanoes in Mexico Richard Ferguson

Climbers from the US and Canada looking for a new experience, and more altitude than they can find in the lower 48 states, can fly to Mexico City, and set a personal altitude record on the Mexican Volcanoes. This is a good warm-up trip for an attempt on a 20,000 ft peak in Alaska or South America. As a climber and a long-time fan of Mexico, here is my advice on climbing the Mexican volcanoes. read more

Playa Azul: Life, currents and a Mexican amigo Bill Bell

Adriano is a sixteen-year-old surfer who helps his mother run one of the many small beachside palapas in the resort community of Playa Azul, north of Ixtapa. You won't read about Playa Azul in most ... read more

It's about variety at El Rollo water park in Morelos Julia Taylor

Many attractions allow for pairs or small groups to enjoy them together. It's perfect for an exotic family reunion - there's something for everyone.

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Play to Your Heart's Content at the Ex-Hacienda de Temixco in Morelos Part Two: A Long and Varied History Julia Taylor

Ex-haciendas have a feeling of elegance that you can experience only in Mexico. ( Part One: 32 Acres of Aqua Fun) As if the water park weren't enough, the buildings of the hacienda still stand and ha... read more

Play to Your Heart's Content at the Ex-Hacienda de Temixco in Morelos Part One: 32 Acres of Aqua Fun Julia Taylor

Just twenty minutes from downtown Cuernavaca, you pass from the noisy, hot traffic of Temixco, Mexico, into the relaxation and fun of the Ex-Hacienda de Temixco water park. As you walk through the gate... read more

North of Loreto: Mulege and Santa Rosalía, sun, beaches, hotels and history Tony Burton

(To Part One: Loreto and San Javier) Mulegé North of Loreto, the highway leaves the coast until about half way to Mulegé, at which point the Bahía de Concepción (Conception Bay) suddenly comes... read more

Did You Know? The oldest ballgame in the Americas Tony Burton

Baseball is not the oldest ballgame in the Americas Forget modern "traditions" like the World Series! Forget soccer, tennis and golf! By far the oldest ballgame in the Americas is the little known ga... read more

Did You Know? Mexico is home to oldest indigenous American domesticated dog breed. Tony Burton

When someone mentions "dogs" and "Mexico" in the same sentence, most people think immediately of the cute Chihuahua, small in proportions and large in personality but commonly dismissed by lovers of larger dogs as a small and unimportant "toy" breed. read more

Did You Know? Mexican inventor won first color TV patent. Tony Burton

The world's first patent for a color TV was granted to a young Mexican inventor. Guillermo González Camarena was just 23 years old in 1940 when he submitted his application in Mexico for a US Patent.... read more

Family fun at Parque Aquatico Oaxtepec near Cuernavaca, Morelos Julia Taylor

As soon as you walk in the gates of PAO (Parque Aquatico Oaxtepec) you know that everyone in your family is going to have fun. Right in front of the entrance is a sparkling pool with child-accessible w... read more

Lake Chapala fishing trip Marvin West

Gary West with Salvador A fishin' we will go, a fishin' we will go; hi, ho, the merry-o, a fishin' we will go. Second son Gary came to the west end of Lake Chapala, to the suburbs of Jocotepec, in ... read more

Everybody's Happy At Morelos's Las Huertas Adventure Paradise Julia Taylor

Mouth of the spring at Las Huertas Cascading water... read more

Traveler's Guide To Mexican Camping - A Review Reviewed by Richard Ferguson

As far as I can tell, there is only one campground guide for Mexico, and this is it.  Luckily, it is a good one, recently revised in 2001.

I have seen one other book on camping in Mexico, but it did not have information on specific campgrounds.  We used this book for a recent RV trip and found it useful and accurate.

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Anyone for bridge? William Farrar

"But I haven't played bridge since college." "The last time I played bridge, Ely Culbertson was the authority." "I've just been too busy earning a living to find time for Bridge." Sound familiar? We... read more
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