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Itching to break free? Head for a mirador!

This article was originally going to be a list of delightful hot springs and rivers where you might soak away your troubles and forget the pandemic for a while. However, most of those relaxing sites are temporarily closed to the public. So what to do and where to go in times of Covid-19?

Revisiting El Salto falls: not an easy task during a pandemic but as beautiful as ever

It all began as a beach holiday. Having heard that the ocean-front town of Cuyutlán, Colima had “the nicest black sand you could ever hope to see,” we drove there one night only to discover that – in the month of October, mind you – the temperature was 34 C, the humidity 82 percent and the water was full of manta rays.