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How can so many things go wrong? The batteries (or one of them) are dead, the fridge is flooding, the sail is torn, the holding tank (holding not good things) is overflowing, the fuel tank is plogged up with sludge, the floors are de-laminating the anchor thingie is busted and Nancy is dying of old age - just to name a few.
This means that Ken is covered in grease and sewage, and I am not adequately entertained!
We did find time to go ...
... br> Pacman negotiated for Team Whale Shark ( the new name of the trio of travelling Bomberos) to swim together. We were third in line. At the first attempt by our boat it appeared that the guide jumped right onto the back of the shark, it was only later when you comprehend the size of these sharks that we realized that the shark was about 5 metres below the surface. As well as being 20 metres long Whale Sharks are about 5 metres wide, this makes them look much closer to the ...
... moon rose large, pink and orange out of the sea and I was reminded of Tom Waits' song "Grapefruit Moon". After watching it rise further into normality in the sky we headed back to the hostel, excited about the prospect of our road trip the next day.
Back at the hostel bar we were relaxing and playing some cards when we were approached by a young Australian called Harley, who had heard about ...
... the ferry and fortunately for us we bumped into Eddy and Astrid on the North Beach, which was great because they are such a lovely couple and we've really enjoyed spending time with them so far. The North Beach on Isla Mujeres was not as nice as the one we visited in Cancún, but it was a bit quieter. Johnny and I raced out in the sea to a yellow beacon; in the end we called it a draw but I felt like a bit of a loser after letting out a girlish scream on discovering a tiny ...
... to our home for the next 3 nights, Poc-na hostel.
Once we’d had a chance to freshen up we headed out to explore the town and the local beach where we watched our first sunset of the trip.
Dinner that evening was a little seafood restaurant we were recommended right on the beach. I got to try Ceviche for the first time which is a Mexican version of Sushi, in citrus juices. We had octopus and prawn, and it was pretty ...