Imagine running away and never coming back. We bought land in Mexico, built a house and left our San Francisco jobs to retire in a small fishing village in the Yucatan.
Travel memoir detailing the ups and downs of life as an expat in Maya Mexico, along with finding a contractor, having our land taken by eminent domain, living through hurricanes, dealing with corruption and Mexico's immigration system, yet managing to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in the sunny south.
Highway 307 on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula stretched like an asphalt ribbon before us. The Maya named this place Sian Ka'an or "where the sky was born." It was untouched this open, desolate wilderness, except for the narrow strip of pavement beneath us.