For Andy’s birthday back in August (yes, I am serious about getting through this backlog of pictures and video) he wanted to go to Holbox, Mexico to snorkel with whale sharks. Whale sharks are filter feeders (think “swim around with mouth open filtering food through teeny tiny teeth”) and, at up to 40 feet long, they are the largest species of fish. We spent three days...read more
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For Andy’s birthday we headed to Holbox, Mexico – a very tiny island about two hours North of Cancun. No cars, few Americans, and an unusually high population of whale sharks this time of year (and Italian restaurants, but I’ll save that for the trip report). Whale sharks can grow to be up to 40 feet long and have very wide mouths that they use to filter mostly algae and...read more