Holbox Hotel Casa las Tortugas - Petit Beach Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... restaurants and other tourist pulls, but the island is still largely undeveloped.
The first night we arrived, we had a quick dinner and headed to the center plaza for a Caribbean music festival. We saw a few bands--a Mexican drum (and flute) group from Tabasco, a Colombian salsa crew, and one from Haiti (with an afro'caribe vibe but strangely headed by a tall white guy in an Abe Lincoln top hat singing in English). We made ...
... Mayab bus from downtown bus terminal to Chiquila - 0750 departure 80 pesos ($5.90) 2:45
Hermanos Ferry Line from Chiquila to Holbox Island - 1100 departure 70 pesos ($5) 25 minutes
10 minute walk on foot from dock to Tribu Hostel Holbox Island
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We decided to make one final stop before heading to our final Mexican destination: The Caribbean coast. Valladolid is a small, bustling Mayan Mexican town, which is nice, but one day is sufficiente. We arrived quite late yesterday afternoon and once the tropical rainstorm had passed, we headed for a hostal that we heard was good and economical. Because we`d spent the past 2 ...
... 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, ...
... of our pyramid is quite small. Two carvings over the doorway: one, the descending god, still had a few flecks of paint. Stayed on top for about 10 minutes, then began descent. I serpentined, which works well, although there is a cable running down the centre. Got to the base just as the Italian tour group arrived and began to swarm up the pyramid. From the big pyramid, we walked partially back the same route, then diverged to go out to ...