Tag Archives: Susanna Starr

Day of the Dead – Sandos Caracol Eco Experience Resort

by Susanna Starr When we think of Halloween we often associate children dressed up in costume, shepherded by an accompanying adult, their oversize bags clutched in small hands ready to receive holiday candy. In Mexico this holiday is celebrated differently. … Continue reading

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Mayan Ruins and a Journey of Discovery

story and photos by Susanna Starr I’ve just celebrated my fortieth year of visiting the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Starting from the first year of 1973 when my young children went scampering up the archaeological sites of Chichen Itza, Tulum and others, we … Continue reading

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Mis Recuerdos, My Memories, of Oaxaca

Story and photos by Susanna Starr Santo Domingo Church, Oaxaca © Susanna Starr It’s been more than 35 years that I’ve been living and working in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico and in the small outlying villages. Most of my … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Travel Writer

by Susanna Starr Becoming a travel writer is certainly a personal decision and, although there may be some common denominators, we each hope to satisfy something within ourselves that calls to us. Some of the advantages in being a travel … Continue reading

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Los Poblanos: A country inn and gourmet organic food getaway near Albuquerque

For those who think of Taos or Santa Fe when they’re contemplating an eco-conscious and laid back vacation in northern New Mexico, where dreams of locally grown, gourmet organic food is par for the course, think again! Located in the … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

As owner of a weaving gallery, I meet lots of people who are fifty and beyond. Since I feel more or less responsible for coining this phrase when I chose it for the title of my book, Fifty and Beyond; … Continue reading

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