Laguna Milagros

Laguna Milagros

Laguna Milagros, the Lagoon of Miracles, is located on the south side of Highway 186, in the town of Huay Pix, 12 kilometers west of Chetumal, Quintana Roo. (Coordinates: 18 degrees 30 minutes 50.98 seconds N, 88 degrees 25 minutes…

Baccarac Lake

My brother Dave & my other brother Carlos

Lake Baccarac, also known as La Presa de Bacurato, is located in the Northern Pacific tourism region of Mexico, just 20 minutes from the old gold mining town of Bacubirito. Against a backdrop of the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain Range…

Lake Patzcuaro

Fisherman at Lake Patzcuaro

Lake Patzcuaro, in the State of Michoacan in Central Mexico plays a key role in the history of Michoacan and indeed all of Mexico. The large volcanic lake has been a center of the native Purhepecha people, called by the…

Lake Avandaro

Dusk Over Lake Avandaro

He had traveled a long way to reach Lake Avandaro in Mexico, flapping tissue paper wings and riding gentle air currents following the summer south. He was almost home, but he was hungry. Below him were colors that belonged in…

Laguna Bacalar

Laguna Bacalar

Laguna Bacalar boasts bright tropical birds that chatter overhead in coconut palms draped in orchids so exotic that they are reserved for special occasions in most parts of the world. Sailboats glide across the turquoise water, while on the shore…

Lake Chapala

Batur Boat

Lake Chapala, Mexico’s largest freshwater lake, is renowned for its mild weather, picturesque villages and incredible sunsets. Located on a large plateau in the Sierra Madre mountain range and 25 miles south of the city of Guadalajara, it is a…

Falcon Lake TX

WARNING – Fall 2010: Texas officials warn Americans visiting and boating on Falcon Lake to stay within USA waters and avoid the international boundary marked by buoys. Drug cartel violence is infesting the Mexican side of this international waterway, including…

Lake Amistad

Railroad bridges over the Devils River branch of Lake Amistad

The Spanish word “Amistad” translates to “Friendship” in English … little wonder, then, that west Texas’ Lake Amistad is one of the Lone Star State’s most inviting water resources. Indeed, its reputation for recreation makes this 65,000-acre reservoir the crown…