Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
... adviser named Roberto that booked us a few tours to do over the next few days including swimming with whale sharks tomorrow. Roberto was a good salesmen with the gift of the gab, he is an older man who was very friendly and wrote everything down on paper in front of you that just looked like he was scribbling. When he first started talking to us he said we were a very good looking couple and he said I used to look like you when I ...
Up early, the sun shone down on our backs as we brushed our teeth and showered on the roof of Hostel Rio. Paul joined us for breakfast, and established he was a Southampton fan and it would be fitting to watch the game together. After a few hours on the beautiful beach in Playa, we met Paul at the Tequilla Barrel for a disappointing 2-2 draw, for me anyway! The 3 of us returned to the beach to chat, and as the ...
... interesting but the whole effort involved in sitting for two and a half hours for all the courses was a little much. The Mexican, Caribbean and Italian restaurants were all great, probably the best overall food experience we have enjoyed down south.
The Spoon restaurant, where three buffet meals a day were served, was always open and always good had food, the restaurant staff was amazing, always ready to help.
Lots of bars throughout, the adults ...
... close to the cruise ships. But it was really good snorkeling. Not much of a reef or coral, but the water was really clear and there were lots of pretty fish. It always amazes me how colorful tropical fish can be. There was one in particular that had pretty much every color in the rainbow. And one really small fish covered in neon blue spots.
After we were done snorkeling, the bar opened and the free beer commenced. They were in small cups, of course. We ...
... followed by key lime pie and the Grammy's.
It's time for bed (the wind and air conditioning kept me up last night) and we hope that this storm will pass so that tomorrow we want to get into the pool to cool off.
These pics in this post were taken with my friend, Tom's, 14mm ultra wide angle lens. It's fun to have a different lens to experiment and try to get creative with.
I hope this post finds you all healthy and warm hearted.
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