Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
... though visitors are no longer permitted to enter.
Also in the central precinct is the Castillo, which is 7.5 m / 25 ft tall. The Castillo was built on a previous building that was colonnaded and had a beam and mortar roof. The lintels in the upper rooms have serpent motifs carved into them. The construction ...
... to become tired of Mexico now, and the businesses always trying to make an extra buck. I love it here, but I'm ready for a chance of scenery. The party life of the Rivera Maya is tiresome, distracting, and makes you bored. You waste your energy all night and do **** all the next day. It causes you to stray from your original purpose/plan. It clouds your vision of what is important. I was much happier in Oaxaca, and more aware of making sure to enjoy the little ...
... daughters from a street vendor, but it's only when we get to Hacienda Tequila that we go a little crazy. Two basket-loads later and the checkout girl rewards us with a free souvenir carry bag emblazoned with legendary artist Frida Kahlo's face upon it. So it's appropriate that across the road lies Frida's, a restaurant celebrating Mexico's very own feminist art heroine, and about as far as we have energy left to stagger . What she would make of the mural ...
... Lalita. So we spent a long time after lunch playing with her and watching her swing around the garden. Then it was off to another lagoon to snorkel with colourful fish and finally to a small, beautiful beach to snorkel with sea turtles (my new favourite animal, of course). They were huge and so placid letting us swim so close to them while they munched on sea grass.
The final day of organisation was scuba diving. We had signed up randomly just after arriving in ...
... cared. I managed to man up slightly and go to Coco-bongo. Coco-Bongo was so freaken awesome! Its a stage show which in between each turns into a night club. I do wish I'd stayed until the end (or felt well enough to drink damnit)- but with my 30hours transit plan the next morning and feeling **** I decided to head home around 1am with Ang.
Had the best tacos of my life from a street vendor 3 for 20 peso... so $1.50!!!!
I tried my best to pick up a ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed