Having feasted our eyes (and our capacity for awe) on the Mayan ruins, we were ready to cross the road and feast at least a couple of other senses at Choco-Story, an outdoor (sort of) museum dedicated to the history of chocolate and the culture of the local region that has produced it for millennia. … Continue reading Mayan Ruins and Chocolate (Part 2)
December 3, 2021 - Part II > If you're going to visit the Yucatan Peninsula, you simply have to see some Mayan ruins. And the best place to do that is the enormously famous Chichen Itza, right? So we thought. And so we'd planned. It is after all, one of the seven wonders of the … Continue reading Mayan Ruins and Chocolate (Part 1)
Goats, hinnys and zeedonks, oh my!
Things that flutter, by day and by night. That's the focus of this week's Act!vated Adventure. We were in Gainesville at the University Of Florida. In the daytime, we took a tour of the Florida Museum Of Natural History, which has an amazing collection of fossils from mastodons, mammoths, and other extinct critters, some older … Continue reading Batty Butterflies