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... island with a little town just off the coast of the main strip in Cancun. After the intense heat and lack of sleep in Valladolid we were very much looking forward to getting out onto the breezy beaches and into the sea all day.
We took a bus from Valladolid – our final journey of an epic trip of bus journeys! I was almost sad. It's slightly odd to watch the world go by in this particularly area as it's so thick with bushes ...
... in my 23 years but that tops the lot. It doesn't get much worse than putting beer in the cistern. We went down to the pool around 2pm and the place was rammers. It's exactly like what you see in the films with the music blaring and people going wild. We got ourselves one of those yards (it's basically a huge plastic container that's filled with whatever drink you want) and got into the pool. I honestly haven't seen so many hot birds in one place in my life. ...
... the shuttle for $10 vs a taxi for $40. Unfortunately, the shuttle driver made a big error in his route. We ended up being on the road past all the beach hotels fro 2 hours!! Bumper to bumper traffic! This will be my one and only visit to the Cancun hotel zone!! I arrived at my hotel at 1 am!! The hotel is older, but clean and nice, but I can hear pounding disco music until after 4 am!
Fortunately, the hotel allowed me to change my room and the ...
... nowhere in sight. We got our bags through the customs X-ray and pressed a mysterious blue button (only one per family please) after we collected our bags. A couple from the Albion group told us that they did not get to press that blue button.
With no sign of Albion, we decided to look for alternatives (maybe a taxi?) and were joined by a 20-something Canadian who had been on the bus with us. As we made our way towards the border post, the customs ...
... to start but we got used to it pretty quickly.
The next morning we headed to the beach for a morning swim, only to be turned away quickly by the strong wind and approaching rain clouds. A bit later in the morning we were able to get a swim in before catching a ferry to the island of Cozumel, where we would be spending the next couple of days. We were also meeting our friend Karina and her partner Matt here, who were doing a diving course, so in the evening we met up ...