Tag: mexico

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows are Sensational Dives on Cozumel!

Columbia Deeps and Columbia Shallows! Cozumel is a well known diving destination. Jacques Cousteau put Cozumel on the map in 1960, and he did a documentary about the mesoamerican reef, of which Cozumel’s reefs are a part. There are many beautiful dive sites on Cozumel, but I have to say that I love diving Columbia […]

Continue Reading »

Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Two of the Best Dive Sites in Cozumel are full of Sea Turtles!

Dive sites on Cozumel often have turtles! I always love diving El Paso de Cedral (Cedar Pass) and the Palancar Reefs. I cannot think of a single trip I have taken to Cozumel when I didn’t dive them more than once. Palancar is beautiful, full of colorful coral and sponges (and turtles!). Palancar Reef is […]

Continue Reading »

Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Why My Favorite Dive Site in Cozumel is All of Them!

Diving Cozumel for 30 years (yikes!) means that I have been on just about every reef. Why is my favorite dive site all of them? (I still have two dive sites I have not gotten to, but hey, give me time). Cozumel is famous for its drift diving. Cozumel’s dive sites are mostly on the […]

Continue Reading »

Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel Above and Below

Fab Photos Friday: Cozumel Above and Below

There is no doubt that Cozumel is a one-stop vacation destination! You can even pose with Bob Marley at the Rasta Bar on Punta Sur (the south point of the island)! Cozumel is always fun, and there are cool places on the west, east, north and south sides! I never go to the island without […]

Continue Reading »

Cozumel Foodies Love Buccano’s at Night!

Cozumel Foodies Love Buccano’s at Night!

Buccano’s at Night is a restaurant in Cozumel that is open only Friday and Saturday evenings. Believe me, one looks forward to the weekend in Cozumel! A beach club by day, Buccano turns into a fine dining experience¬†on Fridays and Saturdays. The Caribbean Sea laps quietly at the shore while torches and glittery lights give […]

Continue Reading »

15 Photos to Make You Want to go to Cozumel!

15 Photos to Make You Want to go to Cozumel!

The Mexican Caribbean is stunningly¬†beautiful, and nowhere will you find more colors of blue than Cozumel! Cozumel’s blue waters are often referred to as the seven colors, or Cozumel de Siete Colores. I find the blues and greens on the island to be mesmerizing. Check out these photos and you will be ready to make […]

Continue Reading »

Fabulous Photos Friday: The Best of the Revillagigedos Archipelago

Fabulous Photos Friday: The Best of the Revillagigedos Archipelago

As I have said before, the Revillagigedos Archipelago is (so far!) the most exciting place I have ever dived. The big pelagic life is not only thrilling¬†to see, but it is the only place I know of where Giant Mantas and Dolphins actually seek out humans for play. Mantas love diver’s bubbles, and dolphins like […]

Continue Reading »

Diving the Revillagigedo Archipelago: Roca Partida!

Diving the Revillagigedo Archipelago: Roca Partida!

Roca Partida is the most happening place in the islands. Roca Partida is a rock covered with birds and their guana, sticking up in the middle of the ocean. Beneath the sea are mantas, sharks, sharks and mantas. Oh, and dolphins. And fish. It is amazing. Since it is Friday, this will be a photo […]

Continue Reading »

Diving the Revillagigedoes: Punta Tosca

Diving the Revillagigedoes: Punta Tosca

Punta Tosca is a great dive site on the island of Socorro. It can become quite deep, so one really has to be conscious of depth. Sometimes, when you are playing with a dolphin or a manta, or watching sharks, you can forget your depth and look at your computer and say, “holy shit, I’m […]

Continue Reading »

Diving the Revillagigedos: San Benedicto

Diving the Revillagigedos: San Benedicto

I have to say it: San Benedicto is my favorite island in the Revillagigedo. Why is that? Well, for one thing, the island is just so beautiful! The vertical ridges are lava flows turned into stone! It feels like going back in time. Another reason is because it has my all-time favorite dive site: El […]

Continue Reading »