Riu Sparreise Playa Del Carmen
Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
Saturday we went to the Cenote Cristilano
which was, as all of them are, beautiful. The scenery was so green and the
water was so clear. Really nice day just chilling in the cenote, watching the
fish and jumping off the cliff! Michelle, by now, could really understand why I
don’t want to leave Mexico, starting to fall in love with the country day by
On our final day in Mexico we went to ...
... on the leafy avenue of hotels and villas that stretches south from the hotel in the morning and either being too knackered, or fearful of spending more large sums on shiny things, in the evening. And that fear proves well-founded as we take an evening constitutional down Avenida Quintada after our post-Coba beach session. Intending to pick up just a little memento or two - a fridge magnet perhaps or maybe some fine Mexican coffee - before choosing ...
... very nice.
While strolling the streets Leila and I were mesmerized by shiny shops filled to the brim with all sorts of brand name goods to tempt and tease us to excessive consumerism! It's such a change from Cuba where I spent the last two weeks. So, to saite our mutual desire to spend endlessly we went a little crazy buying makeup in the MAC store. It was super cheap (compared to normal Australian prices anyway) so totally ...
I flew into Cancun and grabbed a bus going to Playa. I didn't have a hotel booked at all and was hoping to find something when I arrived. I was in trackies, runners, singlet with a tshirt over the top and carrying 2 jumpers, on arrival I was dying of heat. I am now checked into Hostel 3B in Playa del Carmen for the night, tomorrow I will move to the 'pre tour’ hotel which is further back from the ...
supposedly was good for seafood. They didn’t speak much English and the menu was
in Spanish with some English so one wasn’t sure what you were ordering, but we had
a pleasant meal.
The next morning we go a taxi to take us to the docks for our half-day trip on the
Panama Canal. It was quite amazing to see the ships going through the canal and
how the whole thing operates. Each time one of the locks is opened they lose ...