Posts made in January, 2011


Getting to Tulum


Posted By on Jan 15, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 2 comments

We have had many more adventures getting to Tulum and I will definitely elaborate soon.  However, for now, the internet connection is slow at best and non-existent most of the time.  That is okay because we are here at Maya Tulum, our home away from home.  We have been greeted with incredible love and warmth by the staff and all the people we have met in the town.  It is truly a magical place with lovely people and absolutely stunning...

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What Do These Three Things Have in Common? Traveling in Mexico, that is what.  Everything changed when we crossed the border.  Remember the photos of Steven, siphoning and huffing gas in the past post?  Well, Bimbo is a diesel rig. Yeah, I am totally getting the RV lingo down.  On our way down to the border from NH, we needed to fuel up which sounds simpler than it is. In a car, you just pull up to the pump, no big deal right?  Have...

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Maps


Posted By on Jan 6, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 1 comment

Are you into looking at maps?  If you are, here is where we have been so far. Frontera to Tampico on MEX 180 Tampico to Casitas (Costa Esmerelda) Veracruz on one of the worst roads ever Casitas to Catemacos on another of the worst roads ever This is from Mexico on the Road in- http://www.ontheroadin.com/gulfcoast/northerngulfcoast.htm http://www.ontheroadin.com/gulfcoast/central%20gulf%20coast.htm...

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I don’t know why the Grateful Dead have popped into my head.  Perhaps it is that this trip feels a bit drug-like.  We have only been in the country of Mexico for 4 days but I am completely overstimulated with beauty, color, noise (I am listening to the sound of many dogs barking, roosters crowing, it is a fallacy that roosters only crow at day break.  I should know, we have two at home, and crickets chirping).  Earlier there was...

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Fear I have been thinking about this for a long time.  Our culture has become ruled by fear.  In yogic philosophy, fear is a form of avidya, clouded perception or misperception.  Fear is a healthy emotion when in the context or real and present danger.  Fear kicks in our fight or flight response, flooding our bodies with adrenaline and glucose.  I don’t believe that the fear culture is real and present danger, rather, it is a...

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