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Hurricane Season Good Time to Travel

PostPosted: Mon Jun 26, 2006 9:03 am
by KarenS
Hurricanes kick up travel savings
By Suzanne Plank
LONELY PLANET
The backdrop picture on my iBook desktop is a Caribbean dreamscape: plush talcum beach, deep azure sky, intense turquoise sea, shady palm arching into the frame just so .... I snapped this shot from my hammock on the beach in Tulum, Mexico, last year. It was midday in mid-October in the middle of the worst hurricane season on record.

Between storms -- even in the worst years -- hurricane season in the tropics can be strung with sparkling sun-studded days. Though most travelers will choose to stay out of hurricane season's capricious -- and potentially dangerous -- way, others might want to risk the threat of inclement weather for the benefit of the affordable, crowd-free vacations that are available this time of year.

For the entire article go
<a href="http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/states/california/14899620.htm">here</a>