Tropical Escape Hotel
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... of people and the don't touch, don't even get too close rules made it a bit souless.
The road across the peninsula is very un -Mexican, a dual carraigeway straight as an arrow with no speed bumps (but with some vicious toll charges) so we were at the airport in good time and on to our resort in Playa del Carmen for two nights. A huge golf course surrounded by houses and hotels, ponds crawling with waterfowl and terrapins. Quite attractive.
... 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 ...
... going out. I have been steadily drinking cervezas and mojitos all day but it's not really the same when you're on your own! Megan's been struggling with what we thought was a cold since before we left and last night got hit by a bout of travellers' tummy, which hit her for six, so she went to the doctor to see what was up and has a throat infection. She got some antibiotics and feels better already, so hopefully she's all set ...
... Our first snorkelling spot was incredible. We jumped from the boat into the crystal clear turquoise water and there about 7-10 meters away was 6-7 stingrays in all different sizes just floating and moving their bodies in the amazing waving motion they do. It was incredible to watch. The water visibility was absurd. It was like looking through a glass window for 30 meters and beyond. I think I was actually swimming with my eyes popping out of my skull. It was so beautiful ...
... along the lines of "bring me to paradise" or the lyrics of a Coldplay song. Today I had fun being "artsy" or basically a basic teenage girl with a camera . But I can say the weird squats and angles I was bending just to get that "perfect insta" pic were totally worth it. I'm going to take a nap now in the back of this shady taxi. K. Adios ...