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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

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

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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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

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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Mexican espectaculos, or rodeo-type shows, a mini-series. the introduction. Wendy Devlin

Series Index How well can a person understand a culture not their own? Can experiences be understood without full command of the Spanish language; a language in which civility is interwoven l... read more

Sports channels on the net Ron Mader

World soccer fans were surprised at Mexico's success at last year's World Cup, but Mexican soccer has been improving over the past decade. Now it boasts a growing contingent of futbol aficionados in Me... read more

A Trip Around The World By Bicycle Karen Heuman

The idea itself seems like an overwhelming task, and yet Jan-Bathyste Goudreau, known as Jibi, has embraced this goal as a personal challenge. He is dedicated and determined to ride his bicycle around ... read more

Latitude 38's First Timer's Guide To Mexico - Boating 38 Latitude

I. Preparation The Boat. If you're going to sail to Mexico, the size of your boat isn't nearly as important as the quality. Make sure the boat was designed, built and has been maintained for open-... read more

Bass Fishing In Mexico Teresa Kendrick

W hen a certain 17-year-old Bronco gave up the ghost in Dallas last September, every mechanic in the garage it was towed to wiped their tools, shook their heads, and talked about one thing. Bass ... read more

Xochimilco - Up A Lazy River In Mexico City Charles Dews

Not a river exactly, Xochimilco is a vast system of canals and gardens at the southern extreme of this megalopolis called Mexico City. It was a lake at the time of the Aztecs. They floated rafts on the... read more

Diving in Cancun Ron Stern

Unlike Cozumel with its abundance of dive shops, Cancun is home to only ten. But, as I discovered, this city has much to offer a diver looking for a unique diving experience. Located twelve miles from... read more

The bullfight and Cantinflas Wendy Devlin

A bullfight? I flinched at the thought. Earlier during the week, I'd jumped at my young friend's invitations to enjoy all events at La Fiesta de Virgen de Guadalupe. But now, visions of bloody bulls prompted my swift reply, "No! Gracias." read more

Bijou's odyssey: Bringing our sailboat to the Maya Riviera Roger Cunningham

This is a story of how my wife, Teresa, and I realized our dream of owning a sailboat here on the Caribbean side of Mexico. Being former coastal Californians with 10 years of sailing experience under o... read more

Copper Canyon crossing: Hiking the Sierra Tarahumara Steve Weaver

The Sierras: The Sierra Tarahumara is literally a land lost in time. Probably the most rugged and least explored areas of the Sierra Madre Occidental. Though known around the world as the Copper Canyo... read more

Hike to Cuastecomate, Jalisco Wendy Devlin

The curving expanse of the Bahia de Navidad greets a rocky headland at the west-end of Melaque. The tranquil cove is sheltered from the open sea behind a tier of craggy sea stacks. Around the rocky hea... read more

Winter flying in Mexico: Paragliding Mexico's skies Juan Laos

Being a typical Northern California paraholic, the winter season just drives me crazy! Sure there's a little bit of flying here and there but there are very few thermals to hook on to and more often th... read more

Bringing your boat to Mexico

The following article is reproduced with the kind permission of the Consul General in Austin Texas. It first appeared in their : September 1996 - Austin, Texas - Ye... read more

Boating on Lake Chapala Discussion Thread Forum

We've thoroughly enjoyed reading this site recently and now have another question. With a lake the size of Lake Chapala there must be pleasure boating but haven't found much info. We're thinking about bringing a boat or buying there. Does anyone know about marinas, boats for sale, boating activities, living aboard, etc.? Any help is appreciated...

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Football links on Mexico Connect Ron Mader

Sports fans use the internet every day to find information that the net provides best - late scores and info about sports that don't make the daily paper - water polo, wrestling, and if we're talking a... read more

Sports enthusiasts get hooked on fishing in Mexico

Every great fisherman has a story about the "one that got away." A memorable "get away" to Mexico will hook more than a few fish tales with some of the best fishing in the world. The Baja Peninsula Lo... read more
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