Hotel Playa del Karma
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... said 'yes' when I knew it was a surprise to him too (you normally pay more for the privilege of seeing the ocean). We quickly unpacked and Mike was starving so we went on the hunt for dinner. Obviously all the main restaurants on the sea front are expensive because this is where the Cruise ships dock so it's tourist central. However we found a really nice quiet tourist free restaurant called Rock 'n' Java with reasonable priced delicious food. I had white fish ...
... on a table and a die goes around. Since we were so many, in this case we used quite a few dice. Whenever someone rolls a six, that person gets to take a gift from the center of the table. Then the fun begins. When all gifts are gone, a timer is set in secret by the host, usually on around 20 minutes. The dice keep being rolled, and a six means you get to steal a gift from someone else. Imagine the chaos with so many people! ...
... failure. The Spanish finished them off however.
At Chichen-Itza we were only shown one plaza, in Tikal and Caracol from memory we saw about 5 or 6 plazas. Restoration has been done only to the main temple and climbing the steps is not permitted. The site does have some much bigger and different style buildings with many many columns. Our guide avoided this building and in consequence he did not explain the reason for the new structures. There was one very large sports ...
... of what he replied. It was a good confidence boost and one I needed as no one else in our party speaks a word of Spanish except me.
We arrived at the apartments in Playa del Carmen in under an hour. A maid showed each of us in. She spoke zero English so I had no choice but to dig deep and get stuck in. Either I communicated well or she was being very diplomatic. The apartment is better than we expected, modern, well equipped and has air con - which is a ...
... Australian had defended him in the face of a bully, who didn’t like his shoes.
‘Chucked him out by his hair..’ he said.
And since then he’s had an overwhelming fondness for Australians. Just our luck.
I noticed he kept his own tab of beers against the bar. Unsure if it was a matter of trust, or a trophy but he had close to 30 strikes down there.
‘You don’t wanna go to Cancun’ he says, hand on my shoulder. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed