A short story in the meantime

Before I met up with my boyfriend, my friend Selena and I stayed in a hostel/AirBnB in Puerto Morelos, where we had our own room. One night, the hostel owner waves me over to talk in private. “There is a mattress here for the other girl,” she whispers, looking around covertly. “Oh, we don’t mind…

Mazunte: Your next beach vacation if you have any sense

Clues that Mazunte might be a weird hallucination I had on acid and not a real place:

1) It’s THAT cool and yet I’d never heard of it before

2) There’s vegetarian food in almost every restaurant (maybe you don’t care, but I care)

3) It’s on the beach but not expensive

4) Everyone is beautiful and half naked. Have I wandered into a movie set?

5) The town’s one bakery has the best baked goods I have ever tasted, and I’m saying that as someone who has lived in four different French cities