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The Bioluminescent Lights of Isla Holbox

The Bioluminescent Lights of Isla Holbox

“I can’t see anything,” I shouted to a kayak disappearing into darkness on an especially black night. On the horizon, lightning shattered from storm clouds gathered over the Gulf of Mexico. It was the Night of the New Moon that would usher in “Día de los Muertos” – All Souls Day. There was something spiritual...
Isla Holbox: Undiscovered Escape on Mexico’s Yucatan Coast

Isla Holbox: Undiscovered Escape on Mexico’s Yucatan Coast

From a swaying hammock strapped to wooden posts I closed my eyes and listened. Dried palm leaves above my head rustled in the wind while providing refuge from the midday sun. The burst of fresh cut limes being squeezed at a rickety mojito bar nearby permeated the air. There were no speedboats with parasails in...