travel thoughts

Beach Bummin’ [Sayulita, Mexico]

I might be showing off a little too much of my sheltered ways but hey, my horizons have been expanded so I'm fessing up! For the first 28 years of my life I had an assumption about Mexico. In my mind it was a desert with beaches along the coasts, maybe some jungle'y forest blending into the desert the closer you got to South America. Desert + beaches. That's all. These sandy assumptions are a big part of why going to Mexico was never on my radar. Turns out, my assumptions were about 9% correct,¬†they have a lot of mountains and some incredible forests as well...proof: Iztaccihuatl, Pico de Orizaba, La Malinche. (more…)

By Heidi Kumm, ago
travel thoughts

Mexico // A Little Bit of Everything

I've been in Mexico for...two weeks? In that nugget of time it feels like I've seen a tiny bit of everything Mexico has to offer, so far. I say "so far" because I still have a full month of wandering left to do. My Spanish isn't getting much better but I am getting more confident in using it. There's no way around it -- I stick out like a sore thumb here so the locals are quick to humor my attempts at communicating with them! (more…)

By Heidi Kumm, ago