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... that we officially offer is Guide Online – we don't have any Scandinavian staff on the island, so the guests will call us in Playa del Carmen if they need anything.
The local guides are great, though, and there's a good doctors clinic on the island, loads of good excursions in English and the local guides will be hosting their own welcome meetings, so I'm sure we won't have any problems with the distance.
On our website, we push for ...
... on the nightbus or in hammocks, we decided to treat ourselves to a bed - luxury!! After exploring the town and buying ingredients for dinner, we headed back to the hostal to cook and ended up chilling all evening with the other travellers. Most were heading in the opposite direction to us and had just been to the caribbean, so it was good to pick up some tips. Then this ...
... on the top of the pyramid was a true lighlight. At noon, we left to bus to Chichen Itza, a more well-known and fully-excavated ruin. Just because it's more touristy, though, didn't mean it wasn't astounding. The main pyramid took my breath away. 365 steps, and like at Coba, around 12-13 stories tall. Although we could not climb it, looking at it was enough. We explored the site and saw all of the different ruins. The Building of 1,000 Columns, ...
... Keegan and I read indoors (in the shade and the cool!) -- The power was out again, but, with the cross-breeze, the casitas were cool. Later, we all went for homemade ice cream at the usual place. Went to dinner at La Buena Vida --sat upstairs in an enclosed room. The moon rose orange and seemingly in the wrong place. Food was only okay -- the fish was barely warm and had to be returned and reheated. We're not impressed; don't think we'll go ...
... nice, not so exciting but still fun. When we arrived around the other side of the lagoon we walked to this huge opening in the ground.....a Mexican elder gave the group a cleansing kind of ceremony and asked permission for us to enter the cenote to swim....WOW, talk about amazing!! A HUGE freshwater pool in the underground cavern, with all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool