JUL
23
2015

Lowe is Four—Unofficially

Nobody in history has ever cared less about their age. Ask Lowe how old he is and he’ll answer—or maybe he won’t, depending on his mood—two, five, nine, eleventeen. So when it came time to give him his first pedal bike—and his birthday was still a month off—we just
JUL
20
2015

Puerto Escondido

We pulled into Puerto Escondido and made our way through a ten foot wide alley between an OXXO and a restaurant to a tiny campground across the street from the beach—Zicatela, Mexico’s Pipeline. It’s an insanely perfect camping location, though the campground itself
JUL
18
2015

Highway 131

Yesterday we set off from Oaxaca bound for Puerto Angel along the coast. It took a while to escape the Oaxacan sprawl, but following the signs for Po. Angel was easy enough, right up until we came to the fork in the road—neither left nor right listed the highway number we needed,
JUL
15
2015

Leaving Oaxaca

Nearly three weeks into our one week stay in Oaxaca we started to get ready to bail out. Honestly, we’re not huge fans of the city itself. It had its pluses and minuses, but overall the city didn’t win us over. What won Oaxaca for us was the abundance of places and
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JUL
13
2015

Stupid Fun

On our way out to Cuilapan de Guerrero Lowe kept saying, “I don’t want to go to toopid ruins.” Ali would reply, “Well, Mama does, and then we’ll go do something that you want to do.” When we got there both kids tore off like they were at an
JUL
12
2015

Markets and Ruins

Walked around the Mercado de Abastos—supposedly the biggest outdoor market in Mexico—although I think calling it outdoor just because the building doesn’t have walls is cheating a bit. There are always a ton of interesting sites in Mexico’s markets, and though we
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