Latin America

In Memoriam: Rayün Cuerpo Escobar

Posted By: gypsy on May 16, 2012 in Chile, Dear SK, Latin America

The day Siena Kaya was born, the first thing I did was lie to her face. As the nurse put the tiny bundle in my arms, I looked into my daughter’s still blind and bruised eyes and, overcome with emotion, I told her, “I’ll never let anything happen to you.” For the first time, I …

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So long, Roatan, Honduras

Posted By: gypsy on Jul 16, 2010 in Diving, Honduras, Latin America, Travel

On our way out tomorrow. Hate to leave this beautiful, incredible island. Sitting here writing, all alone, closed down, with keys to the bar! How cool is that? The live music has ended, West End is silent; the clubs have shut down. Just me and the crickets and the gentle sound of the surf. Occasional …

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Things to Pack Next Time…

Posted By: gypsy on Jul 13, 2010 in Diving, Honduras, Latin America

Forget the “beach tent”. We ended up leaving it on the plane. Forget the little DVD player. Would’ve been great to have for the little one, but like the beach tent, we ended up leaving it on the other plane. Maybe pack two. Laptop works fine. Can’t pack enough bug spray. I survived 3 years …

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Paintings from Roatan

Posted By: gypsy on Jul 11, 2010 in Diving, Honduras, Latin America, Travel

Today was a lazy, rainy day on the island. A lot of places were closed, not a lot of folks out on the street, evidently the visibility was pretty bad. Was a good day to take off. Below are just a few watercolor pieces that Tara and Siena Kaya completed today.  

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Roatan #3

Posted By: gypsy on Jul 08, 2010 in Diving, Honduras, Latin America, Video

We’re about half-way through our stay on Roatan, already. This is a jewel of an island, as both the locals and the expats who live here attest. My experience is limited to West End, a short trip to Coxen Hole to deliver some donations to Familias Saludables, and, of course, the coral reef just a …

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First U/W Shots from Roatan

Posted By: gypsy on Jul 05, 2010 in Diving, Honduras, Latin America, Video Sea Quest Reef – Roatan, Honduras from jeff nesmith on Vimeo.

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