Hotel los Girasoles Cancun
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- Free parking
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Well, after an arduous plane journey that involved more waiting time (filled catching up on half a season of Walking Dead) than flight time and feeling like I'd lost a limb with my partner in crime on a bus to northern Colombia, I finally touched down in Cancun.
I knew what to expect out of the place and it bore no surprise as I rolled toward the centre of town that it resembled an American strip mall, more than any sort of Spanish colonial Mexican town. Situated on ...
... and had no idea where we are, being about 5am local time (11am UK!!) this was not a good position to be in, drunk without a clue where to go. We then spoke to a local man in a pickup truck for directions, it turned out we actually got in the back of his truck and hitched a ride back for 30 Pesos! A funny story but we realised how this night could have ended a lot worse. This 30 hour day was a great start to the long journey ...
... Ojos. Our early start definitely paid off with the two of us being first into the water.
The dives themselves were out of this world. We found ourselves swimming through this underwater cavern, ducking in and out of ancient stalactites. It was our first freshwater dive and the visibility was impeccable. We could hardly even tell ...
... bemusement discovered it stocked with 2 litre bottles of vodka, rum, whiskey and more, all there for the taking. Our first plan of attack was quickly put in place. Bathers, towels and let's head to the pool!! We lounged for hours in the sun, relaxing on our day beds while the lovely staff brought us cocktails any time on demand, we were beside ourselves happy. How couldn't we be!! It was so wonderful to finally see my beautiful friend Stephie, we both giggled as we sipped ...
... used but also in their way of speaking. Plus, each country seems to have so much slang, especially in Mexico, and so many different words used in each country that a lot of the new words I learnt in Peru have failed to serve me well in Mexico!
I'm a bit scared of jetlag as my phone was showing the time as being 10.30pm which felt about right and then ...