Travel Blogs from Cancun, Mexico

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Landing, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Landing

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... tourist aspect of Cancun. I feel like an outsider trying to be budget-conscious but everyone else here is trying to experience "Mexico" but in reality Cancun is just the "Gulf of Mexico" area of the World Showcase at the World Expo. It was hot and ...

Centro Cancun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Centro Cancun

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... go into English whenever they saw someone that sticks out. So maybe I don't stick out, or maybe I completely forgot that downtown Cancun is less touristy than beach Cancun. Basically I just walked around for a while to find a place where I could make ...

The Sombrero Challenge of the Devil of the Death.., Cancun, Mexico travel blog

The Sombrero Challenge of the Devil of the Death..

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Aires, Argentina Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Iguazu Falls, Argentina Salta, Argentina Macchu Pichu, Peru Mexico City, Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico Cancun, Mexico Havana, Cuba New York City, USA, Perth, Australia (note - this list will ...

Mexican fajitas and overeaters, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Mexican fajitas and overeaters

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... celebrate when we see you next week. By about 4pm we felt fried and frazzled and decided to take the 25km bus ride into Cancun town to try and find some proper internet access. Unfortunately we still didnt have skype but it allowed us to almost get ...

Cancun/Tulum, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Cancun/Tulum

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... cycle to a UNESCO park where Michael jumped into a lagoon. Cycled 30km that day, wrecked after it. Returned to Cancun the following afternoon and checked into the Weary Traveller Hostel. We decided to visit the Hotel area that evening and it ...

Going, going, gone......  back in 6 weeks!, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Going, going, gone...... back in 6 weeks!

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... behind and flown to sunny Cancun to spend a week acclimatising to being hot again....  or so I had hoped! When I landed in Cancun I was greeted by torrential rain, flooded roads and non-stop thunder storms for the first 2 days.  Yes it was hot, ...

A night out Cuban style..., Cancun, Mexico travel blog

A night out Cuban style...

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Lets start off with an amusing moment recalled by Lady E at Fort Lauderdale airport when coming out of the human xray machine It was suggested I had something strapped to my knee, I remarked I had no choice it was so long.... childish, jest so very ...

The adventure really begins, Cancún, Mexico travel blog

The adventure really begins

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... the U.S. and flew to Cancun via Atlanta and Indianapolis. As luck would have it, I sat next to Lily and Carolina from Merida, Mexico. They were visiting friends in the US and had each been exchange students several years ago in the US and Canada. They had ...

The end is nigh..splashing about and out in Cancun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

The end is nigh..splashing about and out in Cancun

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... plane, I felt like a right plonker when it turned out to be something connected to the airconditioning unit. We landed back in Cancun which you probably have to say felt a bit like Thailand after returning from Burma, it is so rich and modern and heaving ...

Our 5th New Wonder of the World...SMASH!!!, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Our 5th New Wonder of the World...SMASH!!!

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... ) but hey it was a long day 13 hours infact) . We finally arrived at Chichen Itza, the most famous Mayan ruins in Mexico, at about 3:30pm which stunk a bit of poo considering we left at 7am. Chichen Itza is a huge site and much ...

Cancun - 5* Star!!!, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Cancun - 5* Star!!!

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... - the hostels of Cancun were charging atleast $27 to stay in scummy up-town. All travellers we have spoken to have hated Cancun - dirty, Americanised, 18-30 touristy. This is most definitely true if you are not stying in the hotel zone - but we are!!! ...

Entering a hot zone, Cancun, Tullum and Copas..., Mexico travel blog

Entering a hot zone

A travel blog entry by martinandheike

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Ola to you all as we arrive in warmer climes once more!!! We landed in Cancun amist the Yank spring break and as much as we would have loved to frolick with 18yr olds in foam parties we decided to watch the budjet and move on to Tullum. Tullum is small ...

Tips? Dont you know were Northern mate?, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Tips? Dont you know were Northern mate?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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After a great nights sleep I woke up full of enthusiasm for a day by the pool, relaxing and soaking up some sun, its a strange feeling being this close to going home and one that is very difficult to describe, I suspect Rorie and Emer are the only people ...

Vacation planning, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Vacation planning

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... amp; Villas Avalon Baccara Cancun Casa Magna Cancun Resort All-Inclusive: Blue Bay Club Cancun Blue Bay Getaway & Spa Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa We also ...

Crazy Queues and a Wooden Horse, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Crazy Queues and a Wooden Horse

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... Yum!   The second day we decided to head to the beach, but to be honest we were disappointed.  The beaches of Cancun whilst picturesque in colour were in reality not the best.  The water was freezing for one thing, it was blowing a gale ...

aqui, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

aqui

A travel blog entry by kris

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... and colours of the trashy food on sale here.. I loaded up on junk food and set of on the $3.50 us bus into downtown cancun.. I checked into the weary traveler hostel for the one night.. I wanted to get down to Tulum the same day but the hostel I was ...

Cancun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Cancun

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Cancun is Cancun.  One question.  Where did the beach ...

Cancun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Cancun

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... the tequila and you know what?  I claim the worm too!  Oh yeah baby - we ARE going to Mexico!   Hubby & I were going to be the last to arrive in Cancun, thanks to our Northwest Airlines reservation, which ...

Hola!, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Hola!

A travel blog entry by lizand_rich

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... to no Spanish and Rich knowing the very basics it was hard to understand let alone hear above the music! ¨No comprendo!¨ Dowtown Cancun is really pleasant, fairly touristy but has a really nice atmosphere and a nice amount of night life. The beaches ...

South of the border, down Mexico way, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

South of the border, down Mexico way

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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... leave the confines of my overly pleasant hotel room, I donned my good thongs, summoned all my strength, and unleashed myself on Cancun. Trouble did not take long to rear it's ugly head. Strolling towards the "party zone" I noticed a disconcerting amount ...

Moon Palace Tips, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Moon Palace Tips

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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... had very good prices (most markets couldn't compete)." Stay at one - play in all of them "Yes unfortunately Sun, Beach and Cancun Palaces are closed until December 24, 2006 so obviously you won't be able to use their facilities. However, you have ...

Things are a little different than they ..., Cancun and Tulum, Mexico travel blog

Things are a little different than they ...

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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... seems to fall into place and you get where you want to, although not always the way you originally imagined. Backpacking in Mexico means revising the luxury standards again. After the luxury of Canada and the US, it´s now more like is there running ...

Cancun: the final chapter, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Cancun: the final chapter

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... an I love you, how is that for soppy?) Point 5: stay another couple of days??? I am not thrilled. Never got grabbed by Cancun. Yes, I know it has white sandy beaches and turquoise water but still, ... . Hubby's argument is: if your cold is not finished, ...

The backpackers hostel, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

The backpackers hostel

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... get unbearable hot. Hubby wants to take a shower: no water! OK, let's go to the beach. It is ALL they say about Cancun. The sand is powder, white and cool, even in the burning hot sun. The colors are amazing. Pleasant afternoon but now my cold ...

Cancun: another day, another motel, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Cancun: another day, another motel

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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How are you today? What are you doing? We, we are going to move house again, the third time in Cancun. This is my poor mule in front of our new house. This is us, how we walk around. Another special thanks to SM for her nice backpack: he is called ...

Not A Must but a CANcun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Not A Must but a CANcun

A travel blog entry by thelees

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It was with sheer dread that we approached the tourist mecca of Cancun. High-rise hotels. Inflated dollar prices. Chainstore central. What redeeming features could it possibly have?   The highest rated hostel in Mexico, apparently. That's where ...

Chichen Itza, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Itza

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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The morning starts well, we do not find the pick up place. AND it is before 7 in the morning. NOT my best time of the day. But, what is there to worry? It is 7 Mexican time. We are 3 minutes early and have to wait half an hour. A mini bus takes us to ...

Am I impressed yet?, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

Am I impressed yet?

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... at night. Indeed full of shops, bars, resto's and terraces. BUT: also full of: garbage. Like in the other places in Mexico, people just toss things on the streets! I will have to find out, why. Is garbage not collected? Is it expensive to collect? ...

To Cancun, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

To Cancun

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... morning! The drive is OK, apart from the same screaming Spanish movie on the video. And indeed, 5 hours later we are back in Mexico City. Taxi to airport. Check in. Hubby finds an airport lounge. How to get in and where to pay is NOT easy (nobody speaks ...

HRC and A/C!!!!!, Cancun, Mexico travel blog

HRC and A/C!!!!!

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... , busses. We can take a bus anywhere to the Hotel Zone for 25 Eurocent. The hotel zone and downtown are the 2 places to be in Cancun. 25 cents and 15 minutes later we are at the HRC!!! After a lovely meal, we go and look for internet: 600 percent ...

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