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Silence in Xibalba

Xibalba, the Mayan underworld, is described in the Popul Vuh as a place of fear where the dead had to traverse an obstacle course of bats, jaguars, rivers of blood and rooms of sharp knives. Cenotes, the deep limestone sinkholes scattered throughout the Mexican Maya world, were the gateways to this hellish underworld. But the [...]

Spa Day

I’m not particularly into gyms, but I can spend hours in a spa. Even if I’m visiting for the occasional massage, I’ll carve out time to sample the sauna, read a magazine in the lounge and extend my stay for a little longer. Spas aren’t a huge part of my lifestyle, but they fascinate me [...]

2010 Best Travel Moments

Aside from a couple of fairly miserable airplane experiences this year (and I had enough decent flights to balance it out), I didn’t have too many bad travel moments in 2010. I made return trips to my two secondary homes—Honduras and New Orleans—but the majority of my travels were to places either new to me, [...]