Up until August of last year my only experiences outside the United States were two visits to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. I expected the next foreign country I visited to be Italy, and I didn’t expect that to happen for at least 15 years.
With a spur of the moment decision to go on a Cruise my plans changed and Mexico became the second foreign country I visited in my life. The cruise ship made its first stop at Cozumel, Mexico and Casey and I spent our first day in a foreign country lounging on the beach as locals brought us drinks and home cooked Mexican food.
A couple months after our cruise, Casey learned that she and Addie would be going on a Disney Cruise as Vivi and I stayed in chilly Indiana. Casey and Addie made two stops in Mexico on that trip and I was pretty disappointed that I didn’t get to go. I needed a vacation from the cold winter almost as much Casey, and we had both been dreaming about going on a Disney Cruise for the past 6 years and yet I had to stay in Indiana and worry about the ice accumulating on my driveway.
Surprisingly, out of nowhere Casey was offered an opportunity to work in Cancun, Mexico and she immediately called me at work to see if I could go to Mexico with her.
Of course I could make going to Mexico in the middle of February work. The trip turned out to be exactly what I needed at exactly the right time. Cancun turned out to be one of the best vacation spots I’ve ever been too. It was a perfect combination of warmth, ocean, scenery, relaxation, and food. If I ever have the chance to go to Cancun again, I’d jump at the opportunity.
Here are a few pictures of our trip to Cancun, Mexico:
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