and luggage up to the rafters, assessing the goat cheese market
in Cancún, and scant detail about nightlife at La Boom
MEXICO - We left IPODERAC at 6:30 a.m., the car packed to
the roof with gringos and luggage. Some 950 miles and 15
hours later, we arrived in Cancún and went into reverse
culture shock. We were surrounded by a sea of Americans.
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making the adjustment, we set to work meeting with chefs
from various restaurants and hotels to assess the market
for IPODERAC cheeses. The 12-mile island known as Isla Cancún
is lined from end to end with top-notch hotels and resorts,
making it a promising market for high-end cheeses. We also
met with potential sales representatives and chased down
distributors of other perishable products to learn more
about distribution on the island.
decided to give ourselves the day off on Sunday and went
to explore the Mayan ruins at nearby Chichén Itzá.
We also managed to find ourselves caught up in the world-renowned
Cancún nightlife at La Boom.
it was back on the road for the 15-hour return trek to the
orphanage. The chavos at the orphanage were curious about
our adventure, but seemed happy to have us back. One immediately
tried to start a pick-up basketball game in our casa.
next excursion will be to meet with IPODERAC's largest customer
in Mexico City, where we hope to improve relations to benefit
The Mayan ruins at Chichén Itzá