Dios de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday that focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember loved ones who have passed and to support their spiritual journey. Although it is recognized throughout Latin America, it originates from Mexico. I was fortunate enough to be in Sayulita to witness the pure joy and sense of community that is at the heart of this amazing holiday!
When you land in Sayulita, the first thing you will want to do is head to the beach! Given how small the town is, you will be surprised to find that there are actually multiple beaches all within walking distance from the main plaza. Each one offers something different, so here is a quick guide to get you oriented so you don't waste any precious vacation time lounging on the wrong beach, which would be such a shame!
Located in the northern most tip of Argentina, Iguazú Falls is uniquely surrounded by 4 countries - Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay and of course Argentina. This natural wonder literally has hundreds of waterfalls (in less than a 2 mile distance) and was recently chosen as one of the 'new' 7 natural wonders of the world. The surrounding tropical forest and humid climate makes Iguazu a completely unique experience to the rest of Argentina.
In a city filled with great food, stunning architecture, vibrant color and beautiful people - I must say that the trees are what stole the show. There is an enviably amount of greenery in Buenos Aires from its parks to its city streets - this is a place that truly embraces nature. Here are a few of my favorite green finds...
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