Crazy Adventures at Sea:
Through the wonders of athlete sponsorship, and the history of Red Bull promoting all forms of crazy adventures for marketing lore, the backing of the energy drink company to test the 46-foot F4 foiling catamaran’s offshore ability was pure Madison Avenue.
Joined by Red Bull Sailing Team member Jimmy Spithill (playing hooky from America’s Cup duties?), the mission was to sail the 660 nautical mile route from New York City to Bermuda. Emily Nagel was a member of the six-person crew…here’s her report:
Too Dark, Too Stormy at Viper 640 Internationals:
Hamilton, Bermuda (November 17, 2016) – With winds gusting to 42 knots, the second day of the Aspen Viper 640 International Championship Regatta for the 42 teams was put on hold for tomorrow when wind is to be in the mid-teens and sunny skies are predicted. Racing is scheduled for November 16 to 19. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Too Dark, Too Stormy at Viper 640 Internationals, Editor
Exciting Activities in Mexico City
One visit to Mexico is never enough to see all of Mexico City and what the worlds biggest city has to offer to its visitors. More than a hundred museums await the museum enthusiasts such as the Archaeological Zone and Templo Mayor Museum. The heart of the city, the Zocalo, attracts you with its walking tour that will take you to interesting historical and modern attractions. The centuries old Chapultepec Park which is the worlds largest park that is within a city with several entertaining activities is located in the Zocalo. Mexico being famous for archaeological sites has more than a dozen within the city like the floating gardens of Xochimilco of the Aztecs. When in Mexico, why dont you visit the zoo, watch a bullfight, bet on your favorite horse at the Hipodromo delas Americas Horse Track, go mountain biking or trekking or white water rafting. All these and so much more are things you should include in your Mexico vacation to get the most fun.
The resort paradise of Ixtapa provides the elegant luxurious side of Mexico vacations with several luxurious resorts located in this place. One of the most popular resorts that has full amenities, luxurious rooms and packaged activities programmed for the whole family is Club Med Ixtapa. The Barcelo Ixtapa, on the other hand is another famous resort that is suitable for families. Wherever you may choose to stay, you will have ready access to the beach as most resorts are on the beachfront and lure visitors with their clean white seashore and clear waters. There are many beachside activities like snorkeling, body boarding and swimming which promises pure enjoyment for everyone who loves the beach. For those with more time, go on a day trip to Playa las Gatas via a cheap water taxi ride at Zihuatanejo and find yourself at the beach that gives you several dining and shopping options. So take a luxurious travel to Mexico with a trip to Ixtapa.
Sports Fishing in Mexico
Mexico is pretty well known around the world as an ideal fishing area for sports and deep sea fishing as there are hundreds of areas where you can indulge in this activity. Whether you are a professional or amateur fisher, there are several places where you can have the most fun or the most challenging fishing expedition. Cabo San Lucas has deep-sea fishing and offers the best fishing the whole year round. Blue and striped marlins are the most abundant throughout the year and swordfish during January to June but there are 800 different varieties of fish in this area. Famous not only for its beaches but also for its fishing is Cancun. Summer is the best time to go fishing in this area but all year round, there is deep-sea, flats, fly and spin tackle fishing. Other fun activities are night deep-sea fishing and shallow water bottom fishing that gives families a chance to catch a fish and have a nearby restaurant cook it for your meal. When you plan your Mexico vacation, it would be most preferable to include fishing in your itinerary.
Things to do in Cozumel
Cozumel, located south of Cancun and across Riviera Maya provides one of the most unforgettable diving and snorkeling experience in Mexico. The worlds second largest barrier reef, the Palancar can be found in Cozumel which also has clean and clear azure waters. The Chichen Itza was the capital of ancient Maya and is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World which can be included in your Mexico vacation tour when you visit Cozumel. Visit other interesting archaeological sites of the Mayan empire like the Mayan port and walled fortress of Tulum, the jungle forest where Coba and an authentic Mayan community is located, the Mayan astronomical observatory Castillo Real and the Ixchel-dedicated site of San Gervasio. Other places that should be in your list are water theme park Xel Ha, Xcaret that is known as Natures Sacred Paradise, the Chankanaab National Park, Playa Mia Grand Beach Park and the Punta Sur Ecological Park. The list of attractions in Cozumel is quite long.
When you want to go on a Mexico Vacations, make sure to include all sites and attractions in your itinerary. A very cheap flights will be memorable if you plan early and find out the best places to go to.