A Bit About Brooke Gazer
Female, Born Jan 3, 1952,
Education: B.ed, University of Calgary
Brooke was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada but caught the travel bug early. At 19, she spent a year traveling and working in Europe and later , studied Art History in Florence Italy. After graduating from U of C with a Bachelor of Education, majoring in fine Art, she taught Jr. High School in rural Alberta.
Returning to city life, she became the coordinator for an art gallery specializing in Canadian art and rare collectibles. Part of her duties included sending press releases about upcoming shows to various publications. Arts West, a high gloss, monthly magazine commissioned her to write two Feature articles.
Later, she sold advertising for a City Lifestyle magazine. which frequently required her to write the ad copy.
She enjoyed a fifteen-year career as a medical representative for a major pharmaceutical company, which included liaising with the Albert Lung Association. She rewrote the smoking cessation package they present to corporations.
Being made redundant acted as a catalyst for her to move to Mexico. In 2001 she and her husband opened Agua Azul la Villa, a six-room bed and breakfast. Since then she has been a full-time resident of Huatulco and has Mexican citizenship.
In addition to running the B&B, she has been a regular contributor to The Eye Huatulco since its inception. This is a monthly English language magazine, targeting expats and tourists.
Over the years, Brooke and her husband have traveled extensively through Asia and Mexico.