Alan R. Townsend is an associate professor of biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He can be contacted by email at [email protected].
Day 1 THE DRIVE to the dock at Laguna Manati is only 25 minutes from the unbridled excess that is Cancun, yet upon arrival it feels a million miles away. The road has finally shed its pavement and ends in the familiar plastic chairs and Cerveza Sol canopy of a real country joint. Instinctively I know that the day will end not with the last cast, but with a...