Phyl - Travel Writer, Photographer & Solo World Adventurer

Visiting Mexico – The Riviera Maya.

RIVIERA  MAYA - MEXICO. Riviera Maya. Twenty years ago, very few people had heard of the Riviera Maya.  All it was, were a few isolated fishing villages and rural  Indian Villages along a spectacular, unspoiled coastline.   Today, the ever busyHighway 307, a two lane...

Letter From QUITO – La Posada Colonial

February 12th, 2014. La  Posada  Colonial, in the  Historic Center, Quito, Ecuador. If you want authentic, this is it !!  If you want the Hilton or The Four Seasons this is not it.............but it is a wonderful old Colonial Home that has been converted into a...

The re-birth of Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama.

August 2nd, 2014. It is surreal, standing on the cobble stone streets of Casco Viejo, the Old Town, surrounded by crumbling colonial ruins and gazing across the Bay at modern skyscrapers reaching into the sky with cranes that are busy building even more skyscrapers...

Returning to Medellin, the City of eternal spring.

June 15th, 2014. Medellin,  the  City  of  Eternal  Spring....... As the plane descends for its landing into Jose Maria Cordova Airport, thirty minutes outside of Medellin, Colombia, the view looking looking down is of rolling, verdant mountains covered in lush green...