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I got a bit cocky with my suntan lotion application at the beach and have ended up with a slightly burnt back and stomach. I say "slightly" as I've got enough of a tan now that it isn't as noticable as it would be on the whitey white tourists. Some of those burns are impressive. When I see the contrast above and below the tan line when I shower I sometimes wonder how I could ever be that white myself. Am I a ghost? So with all this in mind the general plan ...
... text-size-adjust: auto;">Public toilets are found everywhere and mostly for a fee (15 - 25 pence for a pee��)
Toilet paper must be thrown away in a supplied bin and not down the toilet, took awhile to get used to that but we are good at remembering it now.
Fresh water was supplied in most hotel rooms, sometime there were water ...
... we started heading back to our hotel, taking an alternative route along the coastline. We arrived completely dead and sunburnt at about 17.30.
Since it was Saturday we were determined to go out and have a few drinks. We were told by some locals there were only two bars that usually get busier at night: Curandero and Waye. Like in most Latin American countries, in Mexico things get wilder after 1.00 in the morning, so we had plenty of time to have some ...
... murals, Frida Khalo's house and paintings. Caricature exhibitions, jazz bands in underground bars that used to be a volt and a hostel that had the best view over plaza Zocalo. The historical part of Mexico City is also spectacular with our favorite spot, randomly being the post office. It was a sight to behold, with gold banisters and wood furnishings, the film makers of titanic may have drawn inspiration from here, with the famous last scene when Kate walks up to Jack. Then there ...
... random taxi drivers we realised there was no way into the boot from the inside of the car. However, here the first driver redeemed himself and pulled a spanner out from an unseen location and handed it to the new guy who managed to remove the entire back seat and retrieve the keys.
We woke up the next day in Vallodolid at 7am and headed off to Chichen Itza. We were the first people to enter and had the whole place to ourselves which was ...
Other places to stay in Tulum
Crucero Zona Arqueologica km 131, Tulum | Hotelfrom $72
Calle Luna Sur 5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $55
- Great hotel with very friendly owner.
- Mixed feelings ....
- Perfect jumping off point
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | 2 star hotelfrom $173
- Paradise on the beach and in the wallet
- Exactly as it sounds
- Tale e quale come ci aspettavamo
1015 Highway 40 East, Vernal | Hotelfrom $90
Carretera a Boca Paila Km 7.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $294
Carr. Tulum - Boca Paila km. 6.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $100
Carretera Tulum a Boca Paila Km 5.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $190
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 7, Tulum | 4 star hotelfrom $353
- Relaxed elegance at Ana y Jose
- Gets better with each visit!!
- Now we know...
Kukulkan Norte, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Km 3.5 Carretera Tulum Ruinas a Boca Paila, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Over our best espectations!!!
- Piedra Escondida
- Not a good time
Km 1 Carretera de Las Ruinas de Tulum, Tulum | Hotelfrom $141
- Fantastic place, don't be put off by the hot tempered Italians!
- Une cabana sur pilotis
- I'll be back!
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila S/N, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 8, Tulum | 1 star hotelfrom $143
Andromeda Street (Between Orion Sur and Beta Sur), Tulum | Hotelfrom $56
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $207
- Amazing beach, but....
- Pretentious, rude staff but great beach
- Beautiful beach, yet over-priced and unfriendly!
Carretera Tulum-Boca Palia Km 6, Tulum | Hotelfrom $137
- Drop out of Society
- Fabulous setting
- In the elements !
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $13
Km. 9 Carr. Ruinas Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $74
Road to Boca Paila Km 3.5, Tulum | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Osiris sur mz 42 lote 2, Tulum | 2 star hotelfrom $63
KM 5.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $102
Crtra. Tulum-Coba km.0,200, Tulum | Hotelfrom $47
Calle Mercurio Poniente, 21, Tulum | 1 star hotelfrom $48
# 86 Av. Tulum, Tulum | Hotelfrom $34