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... and selves of any border, we eventually arrived in Playa del Carmen, a tourist heavy coastal town of Mexico. This town was extremely touristy and not to my taste at all, but it was fairly nice being back in a developed area again. For dinner we went to some small 'locals' place which was extremely cheap and had pretty nice food which is not what we would have described as Mexican! Half way through dinner we had a fantastic surprise as Michelle, the Aussie from ...
... Cancun customs. It was like being back at home, but going through a local boarder crossing like Mozambique or Zimbabwe. It was one clomp F.....g mess. We moved through the heat at snails pace, we were stamped through, collected our bags (had a guy standing with them as they were the last ones off the belt). Another queue. Goods to declare. We were through, well I was. My light went green. Kev's light went red. He had to go over to get his bag searched. Passed. ADO bus terminal here we ...
... passes by but also run to the IDC house to start cooking there. In this moment we did not know that the burners there were **** and it would take about 1.5 hours to boil water.
No sooner said than done, the next morning we all got up early. Chris was working on the graphics for the IE Party logo, decorations etc till late last night so he was excused to sleep a little bit longer :-)
We carried all the groceries a few ...
... while Kalacmul was
bigger, it is here that you can see the summer solstice and the Equinox. Chichen Itza is not in fact a square pyramid but a trapezoid and this in itself is unique to this magical site. Its not on a hill like other pyramids and again this makes it even more impressive in its size.
Chi means "mouth of the water" and surrounding the area are cenotes in which bones, jewelry and other artifacts were found.
Soon we are not alone anymore as ...
... beside the whale sharks! It was an amazing experience! There big and beautiful with even white spots on there body. I got so close I could have touched it easily enough. We also got to swim right beside manta rays which were huge also! There way bigger than I thought and have a fin on the top which looks like a shark fin from the boat. They also jump right out of the water which was a sight ...