Article Source: expeditionhobo.com
I travel not to escape life, but to live it.
After all, our time is limited as mortal beings.
I just returned from a trip to the Yucatan that featured one of the most amazing experiences on a list full of incredible experiences. Off the coast of Isla Mujeres, and an hour boat ride from Cancun, Mexico, is the plankton-rich waters and prime feeding ground for whale sharks. These gentle giants are magnificent and it was quite an honor just to be in the water with them. These animals come here annually from late May to the end of September for the food-rich waters. They come here out of their own free will, the kind not enticed by humans that feed them for tourism but free of human influence. They skim the top of the water with their mouths wide open to take in as much minute organisms…
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