Marc Explores


Are you afraid that the end of days will cut into your ‘me’ time? Don’t want the extermination of mankind to kill your travel bug too? Listen, while no one knows what will happen when the Mayan calendar ends this month, one thing is for sure; when the dust settles, you’re going to need a vacation.

The following story appeared in the Huffington Post on August 15, 2012. There is a passage in Jules Verne’s aquatic masterpiece, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, in which Captain Nemo is asked if he likes the sea. “Yes! I love the sea!” he says. “It is an immense desert where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides… The sea is nothing but love and emotion.” Although my companions… Read More

Sunrise in the city of Chihuahua, where the Chihuahua al Pacifico train begins its journey to Copper Canyon. And this is sunrise from my balcony at the hotel Divisadero, which, as you can see, sits on the canyon rim.  When conditions are right the fog fills the canyon and rolls through like cappuccino foam.  The hut on the left is the home of a Tarahumara indian family. I could hear the kids… Read More