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Travel Blogs from Isla Mujeres
... the people who work in the tourism business (the only business in Cancun) live. It was definitely something I'll need to reflect on later.Then, we took a ferry at Puerto Juarez to Isla Mujeres (an island named by the Spanish after the statues of women they found; known as the island of birth). Isla Mujeres is a small fishing village, 4km in length, and it has a definite Caribbean feel. That night, we ate at a pizza place and then went out for ...
... class, but still had to queue at the toilet at the back of the plane with the rest of us. For once we managed to choose the fastest immigration queue and were soon on the bus downtown Cancun.
From the bus terminal we hopped in a taxi to Puerto Juarez where we caught the ferry to Isla Mujeres. This gave Lauren her first chance to practise her Spanish. According to her, "Hey Mate" isn’t a Spanish phrase. Once on the island we walked the ...
... Only cost me 10 Pesos or maybe 80 cents. Ha, If I can get by on 80 cents a day, I'm going to be living the high life! I think this bus ride may be where I left my sunglasses though. When I took my pack off to sit down, it may have come out of the strap. Someone was given a very good gift yesterday! lol.
I waited for Arturo to get off of work, so that we could get a bite to eat in town for dinner. I was proud of myself for getting around town ...
... say it is like "New Years, Mardi Gras, ST Patrick's day all rolled into one" "puts Vegas nightlife to shame" Such an incredible night with an incredible dance show every couple of songs. The music was great, the drinks were great, the dance shows were great... it was just an amazing night. So glad Laura and Molly could experience it with us, it was incredible! We stayed right until the very end and enjoyed a delicious slice of Pizza just outside... they played ...
... the breeze was strong so we are all sitting in solitude "enjoying the ride".
So, I had to know how the captain and the guide were going to find the whale sharks. I told Smiley, "I bet those things show up great on sonar". I know fisherman have fish finder electronics on their boats, it has to be easier to find schools of 40 foot long fish, right? Well, there was no sonar and no fish finder. They "sometimes see the reflection of the sharks tail break ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking