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Mashup: Brave Ulysses

You thought the leaden winter would bring you down forever,
But you rode upon a steamer to the violence of the sun.

Come, my friends,
‘Tis not too late to seek a newer world.

The colors of the sea blind your eyes
And you touch the distant beaches
By the sirens sweetly singing.

that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

Tennyson/Cream

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  1. Hey guys,

    Been reading the blog for a few days now because my wife and I are heading down to spend two weeks in a house just outside Progreso tomorrow.

    Anyway, great blog — you seem like a cool couple who’s really enjoying the place.

    And having lived abroad, I know there is no better resource for tips than the local expats.

    So, if you have the time, I’d love a couple of leads on cool places in and around Progresso, as well as Merida — which seems a little difficult to figure out online.

    Things like where a couple — not too unlike yourselves from Vancouver BC — would like to go for a drink. Good restaurants, etc.

    Any info would be much appreciated.

    Thanks,

    Rob
    rsmales@hotmail.com

  2. yep. and where is the next poetry reading?

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