Turk Pipkin

19 Articles

December 1, 1999

Paradise Found

Three great hotels on the Pacific coast of Mexico where you can do just about anything or nothing at all.

First Person|
April 30, 1999

In Over My Head

When I decided to put in a swimming pool, I had visions of supermodels doing the backstroke in my back yard. Instead, I got one big headache after another.

News & Politics|
August 31, 1997

Oh, Say, Can You Sí?

Until recently, I couldn’t. Then I enrolled in language school in the charming Mexican town of Guanajuato, and two weeks later I was comfortably conversant in español.

December 1, 1995

A Whale of a Tale

In a remote Mexican bay, you can touch a forty-ton gray, watch her lovely, enormous baby rub playfully against your boat, and ponder the mysteries of the natural world.

August 31, 1995

The Reel World

In Mexico’s Sea of Cortés the bonito, tuna and dorado nearly jump into your boat. No wonder I’m hooked.

December 1, 1994

Kings of Swing

Can a golfer change the bad habits of a lifetime? The academy at Golfsmith International made a believer out of me.

April 30, 1993


Far away from the crowded urban courses, there’s an older, saner game. Welcome to the pleasures of nine-hole golf and sand greens.

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