Who Needs a Relaxing Vacation?
Do you plan a vacation months in advance? The kind of vacation where you spend days trying to figure out what art gallery you will be visiting on Monday, what museum you will go to on Tuesday, who you have to meet up with on Wednesday, how many dresses do you need to bring, how many pairs of slacks, is it going to be cold, is it going to be hot, do you need casual clothes, how much money should you bring, did you save enough, should you bring the babysitter? etc...etc...etc...
I want to go on a vacation that is truly a vacation, one where I get to relax, watch the kids play in the sand, read a book, have a beer, snorkel if I feel like it, hike if I feel like it, maybe even throw in a dive or a surf trip. I certainly don't want to feel like I HAVE to do anything I don't want to do. I mean really, it's a vacation right?
Picture this; you start your vacation out by sitting on your bed wondering which backpack to bring, you know you don't actually need luggage, you only need to pack a couple of bikini's, some trunks, flip flops, t-shirts, and maybe a sarong or two. in fact, thats all the kids need as well, so they can easily pack and carry their own backpacks (thats enough to make me relax already). You know when you arrive there will be nice beds to sleep in, good food and cold beers at the restaurant, and plenty of relax time. Ok, so what more will you need..... Oh, a plane ticket and your off!
Visiting Cabo Pulmo is like visiting a slow miracle. Everyone there is relaxed, they smell of sunscreen, salt and hot sun, they walk slow and smile big. The air is warm and
clean, the palm fronds knock together softly in the wind and the sweet little tropical birds are singing a happy song. Your heart immediately relaxes, your shoulders drop away from your ears, you smile, you are in Cabo Pulmo.