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... tour from this funny Mexican man in his little autocart. It was sooo hot and he was going pretty fast in his car! We followed from shaded area to shaded area. Chichen Itza was one of the largest cities built by the Mayan people around 600AD but its architectural style was influenced by Mexican style (example were snake heads, eagles..). The main feature of Chichen Itza is El Castillo (aka temple of Kukulkan) which was named ...
... or bitten (except one dude who lost his fingers feeding the sharks by hand-idiot) on this dive, the guy with the nosebleeds gets bleeds every dive and he had done it the day before and had only attracted 1 shark. And we're both alive and healthy. After the dive we headed back to our hostel and we were only keen for a shower but were invited by others to join them for an afternoon at a beautiful cenote, so we did and had a great time. Photos and videos to come- we caught it all on ...
... a topless girl sun baking next to us at one point. There were lots of people on the beach, our club area got pretty full by the time we left to go hire a jet ski. Once Bobbie had done enough tanning we walked along the beach to find a jet ski hire, a guy was trying to hire us one all morning but it seemed too expensive so we walked along finding the best price. Eventually we found some cheaper and they looked like good ones so we ...
... iguanas sunning themselves.
And the animals -- holy **** the animals!
I had these ideas of Mexico -- mainly from the dozens of surf movies I've seen -- of long, dry stretches of brown roads surrounded by brown dirt. Dirt and dust and desert.
I knew I was in for a shock when I saw nothing but trees on the flight in, tightly packed clumps of trees resembling a jungle. And guess what? It's a freakin jungle.
I had some ideas of what ...
Saturday, December 15th, our only port day on the cruise was in Cozumel, Mexico, where I had arranged for us to have a "Dolphin Encounter" and do a little bit of snorkeling at Chankanaab National Park (basically an underwater park!).
Our Dolphin Enounter was about a half hour long, and was not swimming with the dolphins, but ...
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