Glovertown Mill

Some photos from the archives of the abandoned pulp mill in Glovertown

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Costa Rica Adventure 2016

Spending 2 weeks roadtripping across Costa Rica was amazing. There is so much to see and do, from beaches to rainforest to mountain, volcanos, cities and more. The people were amazingly warm and friendly, the landscapes incredible and everchanging. I decided to do the photos per day as we did so much. Some people go […]

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Mexico 2014

Playa Del Carmen #gallery-16 { margin: auto; } #gallery-16 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-16 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-16 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Kids at the airport, unimpressed with the early flight time. Snow on the window at YYT

After an hr on the runway we’re finally in the air.

Niko at the Plaza on 5th Ave

View from the Plaza on 5th Ave

Frozen Yogurt stop

Awesome lights made from Coconut shells

5th Ave at night

Dylan found a churro stand!

Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, 5th Avenue

5th Ave before the shops open. So nice and quiet

Kids outside our hotel, El Tukan

Pool area

Kids practicing with the snorkeling gear

Playa pier

New construction on the beach

view from Kool Beach club

Beach

Kids having a time

Melisa and Niko

Kids

Melisa and Doug

Kids

Shells on the beach

Niko and Doug at the pool

Dylan loving having the pool to himself

Entrance to Mamita’s Beach

5th Ave Buskers

Portal Maya sculpture

Nik and his sombrero

Chilling in the Hammock

Dinner at Casa Adela’s

More awesome lamps

Mariachi band w/random dancer

El Fogon restaurant on Av Constituyentes. The best.

Fogon

Construction work doesn’t stop at night!

El Cielo, Tukan’s breakfast restaurant

Niko w/towel bunny

tribute to Mayan language, Parque 28 du Julio

1-5 in Mayan

Street scene

Street scene

graffitti

Dylan at the pool

El Tukan

Casa Adela

Torrential rain

Towel doll

street scene

Burger King delivery!

Hammocks

Stroll on 5th Ave

street scene

store

store on 5th

Melisa and Nik at Senor Frogs

Our rental car that we drove to Chichen Itza and Cancun

Cenotes

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Cenote Cristilino 1

Cenote Cristilino 2

Dylan Snorkeling

Under the water

Kids and Melisa in the cave

Fish tickling Dylan’s feet

Fish

View from the cliff

Cenote X’keken

Cenote X’keken

Cenote X’keken

Cenote X’keken

Xcaret

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Parrots

Under this part was a mine where you could pan

Glass

cat hanging out

mushroom farm

kids watching the falmingos

kids atop the ruins

Niko having a snack

Howler Monkeys

Iguana

Tapir

Puma

Leopard

Snorkeling in the river

Dylan

Melisa

Underground statue

River

Bat cave

having a rest

Interactive Stingray program

Interactive Shark program

Butterfly

Melisa in the Butterfly garden

Mayan village

statue

mock cemetary

Kids hanging out

Dylan with Jellyfish

Dylan with huge turtles

Theatre show which showcased the history of the Mayan/Mexico

Theatre show

Mayan ballgamr

Theatre show

Theatre show

Theatre show

Tulum and Coba

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Tulum shops

Tulum shops

Tulum shops

Tulum shops

One way to get to the ruins. We walked.

Tulum ruins

Tulum ruins

“The Castle”

Cooling off at the beach on the way to Coba

Stopped at a Mayan restaurant for lunch

Our tour guide

Ball Court at Coba

Inlay on the Ball Court

Skull detail

Waiting taxis take you to the other parts of Coba

Melisa and Dylan

Observatory at Coba where they taught the children Astronomy

Snake eating a frog

The pyramid

Melisa at the top!

Stopped at a market on the way back. Diablo dolls

Mayaland/Chichen Itza

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Restaurant we stopped at along the way. Amazing.

Cob-Ja

Cob-Ja

Mayaland Resort

The pool

Fountain

The ceiling of the resort’s restaurant

Us

at night

Chichen Itza Observatory through the resort’s doorway

The biggest tree I’ve ever seen

“Charlie” the peacock visits at breakfast

Chichen arch

Mayan hut

Kukulcan

Dylan

Niko

Us

Temple of the Jaguars

Temple of the Warriors

Sacred Cenote

Vendors on the path to the cenote

Details

Details. Amazing

Another view of the pyramid

The ball court

columns

Man carving masks

vendors

vendors

El Caracol, the Observatory

The Nunnery

Melisa and the Observatory

Doug and Niko with Observatory in the background

Market close to Chichen

Observatory at Mayaldn

Bungalows

Bungalow

One of the murals at Mayaland

Huge wood fired oven

Mayaland at night

Kids taking photos of lizards

Dylan doing homework

Spotted this shrine around back of the resort

bird

bird

Charlie the peacock

lizards

Cancun

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Tope! Lots of speedbumps on the roads in Mexico

Lobby of our resort, the Great Parnassus

Our room

Lagoon view

Ocean view

Inside the resort, designed like a boat

Kids area

Kids area con’t

Cancun beach

in the pool

At the aquarium at La Isla

croc

shark tank

Ah Cacao, some of the best coffee and desserts ever

Yum

sunset on the lagoon

Kids with a mime

Despicable Me setup

On the way to the Sub See

The sub See

Inside

Underwater statue

On the bus!

Isla Murjeres street

Isla Murjeres street

Joysxee Island

Richart showing us around

House on Joysxee

Kids checking it out

Baby Turtles at the turtle farm

Turtles at the turtle farm

Dylan communicating with a turtle

Starfish

Nik’s not sure

Dylan with huge crab

Niko and Spiderman

Food court w/aggressive birds Wet n Wild

Wave pool Wet n Wild

Wet n Wild

Kids area Wet n Wild

Niko and Melisa on the lazy river

Great Parnassus at night

Breakfast on our last morning

Last look at the beach

On the way back to Canada

Toronto

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Flying in

The zoo

Panda, Dylan was thrilled

Snake

Baby Polar Bear

Monkey

Poisonous frogs

Gila Monster

Tarantula

Gorilla

Gorilla mom and baby

Big aquarium

Lemurs

Rhino

Overlooking Dixie Rd before we head back

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