Shark Ray Alley

“Sharks?” I said. “Stingrays?” “Yes, but they won’t hurt you,” answered my guide. “They’re only small – no more than 6 feet.” “Six feet,” I wanted to scream. “That’s taller than me!’ But I couldn’t lose face and as this was a complimentary snorkel, I had to do it. Climbing down the side of the boat, I grabbed the… Continue Reading…

Mexican Wrestling

When they said Mexican wrestling was ‘acrobatic,’ I was expecting something out of Cirque de Soleil; wrestlers swinging into the ring from above, performing graceful little pirouettes and prancing around on their toes, skilfully avoiding their opponent. Then they said ‘Well actually it’s more like free fighting.’ So then I imagined cage fighting with no… Continue Reading…