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We got off the plane happy that we could eat, sad that we're not in Cuba, a little smarter and a little wiser. Knowing what to do at the airport this time, we didn't get hussled and we got onto a bus to Puerto Morelos, a sleepy village on the water where Americans retire and which has only slightly been touched by a couple of big ...
It was then time to drive back to the Hotel Zone, Cancun and this time I made sure to keep up with the group. So much fun and drama all rolled into one, surrounded by beautiful scenery :)
In the mean time, between working in the SAC and sitting in the library working on my tesis, I have been chilling with friends and playing basketball everyday. This week I played with 2 new teams which ...
... We then headed out to the ruins at Coba.. but were first told we had a special stop coming. Turning right at Coba we drove maybe 20 minutes along a more rural highway, passing little villages that epitomized what true rural Mexico probably looks like. Dogs ran on the highway, mothers with children walked beside, and we saw less of the touristy wares for sale. We finally stopped and Victor told us we were to visit a true Mayan villa. (not village - just one family's residence)
... to party.
The trip to Cancun started early. Got up at 5:30, packed and left Rafi's place at 6:00. Took the underground to Union station and from there the shuttle to Lax. Arrived at 8:20. Left for Dallas at 10:10 for a 3-hour flight. Arrived in Dallas Texas and had a bit over an hour of overlay which is perfect (always need some with connection flights in case there is a delay). Then it was an hour and 40 minutes to Cancun. Good surprise was that for ...
Amy and I left Whistler, Canada and took a flight via Houston, Texas to Cancun, Mexico. when looking into a gateway into Mexico we chose Cancun as it was at the back end of Mexico and would give us a direct gateway into Belize.
When we landed at Cancun there were taxi shuttles which ask for $320 pesos to get into the main town (which we paid). I tend to forget when landing in a ...
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