Category Archives: Mexico

ATL Surfboards Finds a New Home in Bahia de Banderas, Nayarit

There’s a new shaper in town. But shaping is nothing new to him. Marco Ortiz, from ATL surfboards, is one of Mexico’s original surfboard shapers, with nearly 20 years of experience. He, and his wife Aimee Jewell, recently moved from … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Casa Emilia

Please click on the link below to see my recently published article on San Pancho Life. New Restaurant Casa Emilia

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Crocodile At My Local Break

I knew it was bound to happen, eventually. I just didn’t expect it to be today. Benita Hussian, the Editor at Matador Sports, had been visiting me for the past week. We managed to surf almost everyday since she had … Continue reading

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Saving Sea Turtles in Trouble

Please click on the link below to read my article published in Riviera Nayarit Fun Saving Sea Turtles in Trouble

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El jardin de Guadalupe

“Just give the bus driver 20 pesos, it shouldn’t be much more than that,” I told Katy as she boarded the highway bus to Bucerias. On my stroll back from the crucero, along Avenida Tercer Mundo, I thought back to … Continue reading

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A Model Town: San Francisco, Nayarit

“San Pancho, San Pancho, San Panchooooo!” sings out the colectivo taxi driver as he circles the main boulevard, in search of additional riders. The door is cranked wide open, and we are going slowly enough for passengers to jog up … Continue reading

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A tale of clumps and chumps

In theory, all beaches in Mexico are public. In reality, resorts and private homes often block off access to the beach and to the waves. Since we were going to be heading towards the airport, I thought it would be … Continue reading

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