Cotton Cove Beach in Caracol Peninsula, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

Laura Lane – Wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, teacher, reader, learner, and as of now a blogger.  This website was created to share stories and images of a move to San Carlos, Mexico.  I hope you appreciate these anecdotes as much as I have treasured living them.

Established July 2019

  • #41 Hiking Martini Cove

    January 24, 2021 by

    Sometimes it feels good to be lost. Not forever but for a moment, surrounded by nature, with adventurous friends. A lovely group of San Carlos hikers helped remind me of the tiny slices of splendor found anywhere and that “anywhere” is always within hiking distance. The hikes we go on don’t require fast paced scaling… Read more

  • #40 Rough Riders?

    December 23, 2020 by

    A few weeks before Christmas my friend, Anne, asked if I was a horseback rider. The assumption that I know a darn thing about horses is of course a common misnomer simply because I arrived in Mexico by way of 50 plus years residence in the great state of Texas. While I proudly claim a… Read more

  • #39 Changing Seasons

    November 28, 2020 by

    Autumn entered San Carlos in a fascinating manner. Not with cooler nights, the ripening of acorn squash, the return of pumpkin spice lattes or colorful leaves raining down from the trees. Instead the changing season crept in as a shroud of mist blanketing the town. The proceeding summer months gripped the community with stunningly beautiful,… Read more

  • #38 Dia de Muertos

    October 28, 2020 by

    Once again Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead is upon us in Mexico.  Last November was my first experience with this annual celebration. Since I had never seen Disney’s, Coco, I had imagined my own dark version of this event.  After all, if skeletons play a major role it made sense to me… Read more

  • #37 Never a Taco Tuesday

    October 20, 2020 by

    There is a fabulous new “taco stand” in town.  La Calaca Tacos y Cerveza opened a few months ago and offers some of the tastiest tacos in San Carlos.  This cute little place is not only pleasing to the palate but is an aesthetic beauty.  Proprietors, Frank and Lisa, are owner of two lovely restaurants… Read more

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