- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Smoking rooms available
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... in Mexico.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, bed bugs in tourist capital.
From Cancun we went north towards the tip of the peninsula to Playa del Carmen. Playa was probably our worst stop in Mexico, with many hostels, dive shops, bars, backpackers and people trying to sell stuff, this felt like Kuta in Bali or any other very touristy strip. What sealed my negativity towards the place was our hostel, maybe I am becoming an old man, but it was super noisy, very ...
... winding mountainous roads, or some combination thereof. I don't know. But in any case, I was too weak and sick to continue.
The driver gamely pulled over at a checkpoint, but he couldn't wait since he had a bus full of people to get to San Cristobal. I was severely dehydrated, dizzy and felt ill even moving a couple of steps, and I knew I wouldn't be able to tough out the nine-plus hour journey. We couldn't stay where we were -- there was ...
... cascading across lots of different platforms, with bright blue & turquoise water. Again, swimming was an option, but the part you were allowed to swim in was a bit of a murky pond. Suffice to say we collectively gave it a miss. The place was a little bit ruined by the sheer number of stalls and hawkers trying to sell everything from mini bananas through to rugs. Before all of the tourist stalls were added, ...
After the ordeal of the bus trip we walked around with the Germans from our tour earlier in the day. They had accommodation booked, but we didn't. It was 10pm when we arrived so we decided to go with them to their hostel and see if they had space. Unfortunatley they didn't so we went off looking for something ourselves. Luckily at 11pm we found a very decent place right in the centre of town which was in our budget.
San Cristobal de Las Casas instantly ...
... our door. After laying there for half and hour, suffocating myself with the pillow, I rationalise that the rooster is not going to shut up. We decide that getting any sleep is futile. So we have a bit of breakfast and check out the city. It starts to warm up pretty quickly. I keep darting across the road to catch the bits of sun. It really is beautiful here. We're up on a range at some 2000m with valleys beneath us and I feel like I've stepped onto some kind of western movie ...