I’m Suffering in Yucatan, Mexico

Let’s all ‘suffer’ along with Stephen Dennstedt as he travels through Yucatan, Mexico.

Expat Journal: Postcards from the Edge

12291036_920073444714258_453568841923293801_o Stephen F. Dennstedt

I’m suffering in Yucatan, Mexico and nobody seems to care. To put a finer point on it I’m spending a week in Celestun only 1½ hours from Merida (the capital city of Yucatan). This is my fourth visit to the sleepy little fishing village, with its white sand beaches and quaint eateries, and it’s still one of my favorite travel destinations. Don’t get me wrong, there is absolutely nothing to do here except visit the bio-reserve, relax on the beach, indulge in great (cheap) seafood, drink cold beer, smoke Cuban cigars and relax. So it’s tough, really tough.

You know a town is small when they shut off the electricity (to the entire village) from about 10 a.m. in the morning until 4 p.m. in the afternoon to effect repairs—like they did yesterday. Quite the flurry of excitement, or NOT. Anyway, everything is back up and…

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