El Acuario Hotel
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- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
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... 20:00 ish and it was kind of a culture shock. For the past month we have been used to third world countries with dirt rounds and shacks on the sides of the streets with people everywhere but to then come into a town with high rise buildings, traffic lights, proper cars everywhere and we even saw an apple shop. I've never had culture shock before but this was just weird. Got into our rooms and then went and had dinner, fish tacos for $6, yes please. The money also threw us all off ...
... 80 - and with that Amanda and I attended 5 classes each (full functional body movements) over 4 days incorporating a few break days in between. After all this training, green smoothie drinking and fun in the sun our bodies were singing our praises!
We were very fortunate to still be in contact with a friend, named Ties, that we made in Guadalajara in early February. Since meeting she had moved to Playa del Carmen and was still there when we arrived. Ties ...
... coconut - as we had gone mildly feral earlier and (with the help of a local) hacked into a fresh coconut, drank the milk and tore at it and eaten the lovely white innards; which was when I explained that I was a dab hand at this as the film 'Castaway' was actually based on me when my RyanAir flight had gone array on a trip to France and crash landed somewhere in the tropics, tough times but I made it through - but she declined and ruthlessly stole some nachos from a ...
... around 5am and with bellies full of 'Yo Taco' delights, we fell happily into bed. Due to our early morning snacking we had smaller hangovers than expected, on our last day in town and chose to spend the day making the most of the clear sunny day at our pool. That night we splashed out one last time and had some of the best melt in your mouth steak I've ever tasted, at a restaurant we'd had our eye on since ...