Year: 2016

Colors of Goa

Just stepping out of my hotel here in Arambol, there are so many things that catch the eye and I want to take pictures of everything. I wouldn’t put down my camera if I took every photo opportunity. There is always so much going on! People, animals, natures, colours, all coming together in such an amazing combination. So I capture what I can, although I am aiming to take more for my last ten days here. But here are some of my favourites from what I have taken so far:      

Spontaneity- Cabo San Lucas

It seems that activities don’t require much planning here in Cabo. Only after our first few hours scoping the place out we found ourselves on a tiny boat heading to- I didn’t really know where. Some charismatic local man approached us while walking on the beach and 10 dollars later there we were. They took us to see the arch of Cabo San Lucas, it is the spot where the Pacific Ocean becomes the Gulf of California. The water was choppy but it was a beautiful view. Near the arch is where sea lions like to gather and bath in the sun. The American country music being played on the boat created an interesting atmosphere but it was a great experience for our first day. Afterwards for another 100 pesos ‘only’ (they really try and get ya wherever they can) we rented snorkel equipment from them and explored the water a little bit. It was a nice area for snorkelling, the visibility was only okay, but lots of fish! And I’m pretty sure I saw a …

Welcome to Mexico

At some airports of tourist destinations they welcome by adorning you with necklaces made of flowers or  putting your name on a simple sign, Mexico changes the whole game. Immediately after exiting the doors of the airport the atmosphere changes, people are waiting for their shuttles or taxis by lounging and sipping a Corona or margarita. That was as unexpected as it was exactly the moment I knew I was going to love this place. Cabo San Lucas We called ahead to arrange a shuttle to pick us up from the airport, not knowing anything about the place I was weary of taking a taxi. But when we were greeted by so many cheaper options of transportation (as low as $17 per person, our original shuttle was charging a $85 flat rate for 1-6 people) we corrected our mistake and went for the $17, which took us straight to the hotel, Club Cascada de Baja. We drove through mountains and landscapes dotted with cacti the size of trees. Somewhere along the way pulling to the side of the …