Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Off to Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Off to Mexico

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... in Cancun around 11:30pm. The airport is relatively new and efficient. Once we got our luggage we had to arrange transport to Playa del Carmen. When you exit the baggage claim area there is an army of Taxi companies waiting for you trying to sell you Taxi ...

Home made soy sauce chicken rice in Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Home made soy sauce chicken rice in Mexico

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... fish dish which was very nice. Later we found a Wall-Mart not too far from the Hotel, here we got supplies for our stay in Mexico. Done with the groceries, we took a Taxi back to the Hotel as we did not want to drag the bags back in 37 degrees heat. The ...

Playa del Carmen, Goaaaaal Hollanda!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen, Goaaaaal Hollanda!

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... snacks. We ended up in the Tequilla Barrel where we enjoyed some bar food and the game. After the games we explored Playa del Carmen and the Beach. It is a typical touristic beach town. Everywhere you go on the street there are sales people greeting you ...

Chichen Itza, Impressive Mayan ruins, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Chichen Itza, Impressive Mayan ruins

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... We opted for a private day trip, and had the owner (Manny) come along to show us around. We both have never been to Mexico before, and never thought about going there, so we were low on research. From the few things we picked up on the Internet and ...

Almost made it to Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Almost made it to Cozumel

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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As we woke fashionably late we missed our noon ferry to Cozumel. This is an island in front of Playa del Carmen. Yesterday we decided we wanted to check it out and go snorkeling around there. Unfortunately we could not throw in a dive as we have to fly ...

Not quite the real Cancun..., Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Not quite the real Cancun...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... . Damn popular. Well, at least popular enough for Playa to be the fastest growing city in the world... Leaving Mexico from Playa Del Carmen seemslike such an unjust way to be completing my Latin American travels - Playa, and the hideous Cancun, ...

Pina CoLou-Lou, Playa Del Carman, Mexico travel blog

Pina CoLou-Lou

A travel blog entry by hodge

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So Playa del Carman was the first stop on the tour de Lou & Hodge. Met the stinky one (its Lou here by the way, Hodge being the Stinky one)at the airport and it was so good to see him, felt like he had not even not been away. A bit skinnier and with ...

Food or Maya Temples?, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Food or Maya Temples?

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Ellen and I found a last-minute deal to a place called Club Caracol just outside Playa del Carmen, on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula. Canada 3000 had just negotiated the all-inclusive destination and we were the first to visit. Pioneers we were in the world ...

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico 25th Aug - 30th Aug, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa Del Carmen, Mexico 25th Aug - 30th Aug

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... beaches around there area. We definitely missed some out & would love to return again one day to finish it off! Highlights Playa Del Carmen We stayed in a hotel just 4 blocks from the beach so it was so easy to go down, sunbathe and swim there. ...

Mexico is a country proud of its history ..., Playa Del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Mexico is a country proud of its history ...

A travel blog entry by mrjoey

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... temples. Cue the missionaries to spread catholicism and New Spain had arrived. But they did build impressive structures. The cathedral in Mexico City is probably the biggest I have seen. And as if to counter this Spanish mark of imperialism a huge ...

Get off ferry, get on bus, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Get off ferry, get on bus

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Ferry then ...

Get off bus, get on ferry, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Get off bus, get on ferry

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Bus from Cancun -> Playa del Carmen, then ...

Carnaval de Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Carnaval de Mexico

A travel blog entry by thelees

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In a last ditch attempt to experience Carnaval Mexico (and stall leaving the country!), Dee embarked on a quick solo mission back north to Playa. But alas, nothing much carnaval-related was happening until after dark! What's a girl to do?! Indulge in the ...

Just a Map Pin, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Just a Map Pin

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Underground rivers, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Underground rivers

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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... to head back to the beach in Playa for one last bit of sun. On an unrelated note, this will be our last update from Mexico.  After 5 nights in Playa, it is, I suppose, time to move on with the rest of our journey.  But I do think we´ve found ...

Playin in the Caribbean, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playin in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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The next day I caught a bus from Cancun to Playa Del Carmen which is a resort town that has sprung up in the last 15 years to cater to the tourists that travel to the island of Cozumel. There is apparently some fantastic diving along the reefs around ...

Diving adventure, by guest writer Ingrid, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Diving adventure, by guest writer Ingrid

A travel blog entry by worldtrip_kp

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... came after that and Patrick turned me on big time!   Ingrid Here are the facts given by Patrick because he's a bit autistic: - Playa del Carmen to the diving spot a 30 min drive - First dive, max 16 mtr and 35 dive time - Second dive max 12 mtr and ...

Tourists Of The Carribean, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Tourists Of The Carribean

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... a godsend. I stocked up for breakfast and said my goodbyes before walking round the block to the bus station to get to Playa Del Carmen. Playa Del Carmen came as a bit of a shock to the system. Much more touristy, more western and alot less Mexican than ...

Week Two - Playa de Carmen MEXICO, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Week Two - Playa de Carmen MEXICO

A travel blog entry by dakine1080

... , if it works, so go visit it now - theres a link on the right on this blog. I visited the mayan pyramids in mexico at Chicken Itza last sunday, which was pretty heavy. Its genuinely scary looking down from the top desipte them being slanted and having ...

Beach Break #1, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Beach Break #1

A travel blog entry by tudorbenga

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... to next weekend. And speaking of Monday mornings I have just got local insight into a problem previously encountered in Monterrey. In Playa del Carmen you can't buy alcohol at a grocery store Sunday evening after 5.00 PM. So I asked a fellow traveler, ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by chris74

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Playa Del Carmen, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa Del Carmen

A travel blog entry by wooly

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Happy Anniversary!, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Happy Anniversary!

A travel blog entry by jwoodhouse

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... rough so we were done all our diving by around 2:00pm. We had a wonderful lunch down on the ocean front of Playa del Carmen before heading back to the resort. We possessed this wonderful huge Jacuzzi tub in our ensuite and thought this would be ...

Final day of diving, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Final day of diving

A travel blog entry by jwoodhouse

As our final dives were scheduled later in the morning we were able to enjoy the buffet breakfast before heading off to the scuba shop. My Swedish partner Elgin and I were disappointed to hear that our ocean dives were cancelled and re-routed back to the ...

Playa del Carmen, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen

A travel blog entry by dstears

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Playa Del Carmen/ Tulum, Playa Del Carmen/ Tulum, Mexico travel blog

Playa Del Carmen/ Tulum

A travel blog entry by thistlemoon

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Bienvenido a Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Bienvenido a Mexico

A travel blog entry by hjrlancaster

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... After this everything got a lot easier, and I arrived in Cancun only three hours later than expected, and got the bus down to Playa del Carmen. My hostel friendly and lively; a Little too lively for somebody who´s been on the go for 26 hours, but I ...

Playa del Carmen - Parasailing, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Playa del Carmen - Parasailing

A travel blog entry by sarij1712

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... sind da nur die Mainstream-Haie, ein paar Individualisten vergnügen sich wohl lieber in den seichten Gewässern von Playa del Carmen. Leider war unser Luftritt dann viel zu schnell vorbei, ich hätte stundenlang da oben über der Welt bleiben können, ...

Caveat emptor, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Caveat emptor

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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OK, 3 days in playa is absolutely enough.  The beach is 'lovely 'n' all' but its just so horridly commercial (even the cenotes) and, call me weird if you like, but drinking beer and wine at 9:30am whilst people (me) are eating breakfast is just plain ...

Resort Review for Trip Advisor Members, Playa del Carmen, Mexico travel blog

Resort Review for Trip Advisor Members

A travel blog entry by jwoodhouse

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... opened up to the sand on the beach and was private with vegetation. Absolutely no complaints. Perfect location to between Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Easy access to everything in the area if you had a rental car like we did. 2. Food- We never had a ...

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