Quimixto Beach and lagoon, Jalisco in Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific Coast of Mexico on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel Iain_Mallory_Mex1411676

Beyond Beach Culture in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta in the Nayarit region of Mexico has everything any normal beach resort or holiday has to offer, sun, sea and of course miles and miles of pure, clean sandy beaches. A lively seafront with daily performances of music, acrobatics and sand sculpting, as well as a variety of shops and art galleries for buying those all-important souvenirs. With …

Darkening skies at dusk in the cloudforests of Monteverde in Costa Rica on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain Mallory_CostaRica 001-31 cloudforest

Storm Watching in Costa Rica

The clouds that give the forests of Monteverde, their name were rolling in, as the last drops of colour leaked from the evening sky, the first rumbles of thunder were heard. The sun had played hide and seek in the dense clouds, providing a spectacular light show, as it peeked out from every gap, adding rich hues of burnt orange, …

Monkey Business in Costa Rica

The rainforests of Costa Rica, swarm with exciting animals, noisy, but often elusive birdlife, crawling insects, lazy swamp caiman, dozens of species of monkeys, and even the fabulous jaguar. It was one of the things which appealed to me most when visiting the country, exploring the forests in the clouds. “best impression of an excited primate” Considering my experiences with …

Things to do in Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Take an off-the-beaten-path look at the beach town of Luquillo, Puerto Rico on this video by talented young blogger Maria Laborde of LatinAbroad: Named after the region’s pre-Columbian chief, who died shortly after the Taino-Indian rebellion of 1513. Luquillo is a booming beach town, located 45 minutes east of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rent a car or take a guided tour: this …

The Caribbean town of Trinidad in Cuba on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain Mallory-300-3-1

Cuban Storm in the Coffee Pots

There had been warnings, dark, angry clouds had gathered overhead for hours and the rumble of distant thunder had gradually stalked us for sometime. It had crept up on my companion and I, and now it was threatening to ambush us. We were exploring Trinidad on the Caribbean island of Cuba, dawdling our way down rough, cobbled streets, browsing art …