Hotel Jardines del Centro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... in this little town was good and cheap.
XCALAK, diving with monster fish in the Caribbean
Having had our appetites wet for diving in perfect, fish tank like conditions while diving in the cenotes, we were hunting for dive spots in the crystal clear Caribbean being circled by sharks and big fish that you see in movies. We missed the bull shark season and dive sites around Cozumel and most other famous spots seemed to have mainly small fish, patches of ...
... revolutionary theme. They source all local foods -- no big-name brands -- and while the menu is definitely catering to tourists, the food was delicious. The restaurant had a live band providing some local atmosphere, too. This is a foodie town, it seems, so options abound. But we enjoyed it, and my relatively simple sandwich didn't seem to give my stomach any trouble, so yay.
Getting sick on vacation sucks. But all's well that ends well.
... else 5 pesos! I must have that air of a dumb tourist. That evening a few of us organised to meet up at a local restaurant. Me, Mary and Carlos/Ignacio (still haven't decided what to call him yet) went early and asked for a table of 7 with the expectation that the others would join us. Except they never turned up! So we felt all rejected and then the heavens opened and the biggest thunderstorm I've ever seen crashed down on us. There was such ...
... the bike sliding at more than 120km/h. It was scary stuff. Surely southern Mexico couldn't be that bad.
As we pressed on the wind strength increased and I found myself trying to remember the observations needed to grade a gale on the Beaufort Scale. There were, of course, signs that things were going to get rough. The name of a town in centre of the plain, La Ventosa, should have been a clue. The forest of giant wind turbines, hundreds strong and ...
... justice - most of them don't speak Spanish and as they are not recognized by the state, there are almost never interpreters to assist them. Our hosts did speak Spanish (Tadeo even better then our votans), but most of the time they kept to the rule.
The whole experience was amazing: seeing our votans consult and discuss with our hosts before answering our questions, seeing how 10 phrases are reduced ...