Desert Life

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Near Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

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Strait of Hormuz, Oman

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Mariachi/ Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Sonoran Desert/ Arizona

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Dune riding/ Arabian Desert, United Arab Emirates 

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A light snow on the high desert/ Sandia Reservation, New Mexico

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Sunset/ near Tecolote, New Mexico

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University Campus/ Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Sandia Mountains/ New Mexico 

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Dia de Los Muertos/ Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Burj Khalifa/ Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Garage mural/ Albuquerque, New Mexico

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View of Dubai, enshrouded in humidity, from Palm Island/ United Arab Emirates

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Grand Canyon, Arizona

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Piña Blanca, New Mexico

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Hospitality/ Casa Blanca, Morocco 

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Waterfall, Dubai Mall/ United Arab Emirates

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Cactus in bright afternoon sun/ Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Sandia Peak, Cibola National Forest/ Albuquerque, New Mexico

10,378 ft (3,163 m)

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Anti-fracking signs near the Rio Grande/ New Mexico

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Morning drive in the desert/ Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico

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Mini Cooper


Dia de Los Muertos y Marigolds Parade & Celebration

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Gardening in the tropics/ Yucatán, MX

After the rain…

It’s very arid on the north coast of the Yucatán peninsula. Last year there was no rain from February through June at my house. Friday night there was a substantial rain, and by Sunday morning, the garden broke into color.


“Getting to Know Karen”

Episode One, Real Expats of the Yucatán

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New Infotainment series about the life and adventures of American and Canadian expat women and their friends who have retired in the Yucatan, Mexico. They hilariously navigate their new life in the small fishing villages of Chelem and Chuburna on the Gulf Coast of the Yucatan peninsula. From immigration to internet, water and electricity (or lack thereof), spiders, snakes and scorpions, construction and housing, ocean and beach, a food, drink, entertainment and music recommendations, Mexican holidays and fiestas, real cost of living and aging parents and millennial children, new grandchildren, the Expats cover the real truth what daily life is in the Yucatan.

The premiere Episode of The Real Expats of the Yucatan! Learning all about Karen…..Our hippie chill Earth Mother with an EDGE.