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... grown world-wide). It is said to have had more millionaires per head of population than anywhere else in the world in the 1920s. Sisal/henequén clothes and hammocks are reputed to repel mosquitoes. Ken bought a shirt and a hammock without a moment's hesitation! I also bought a (poor quality) Panama hat. Apparently they made them in Merida as well as Ecuador for the building of the canal.
On Friday morning, (after a massive ...
... of 6-8 meters. After a while Miguel found a flat spot where we did a few simple skill exercises. I managed to snap some photos and videos with my camera, those are my first digital underwater shots! The dive took around 45 minutes in total, then we got out and hopped into a van that took me back to the hotel.
There I went to the beach again, swam, napped, ate, walked around the beach, etc.
Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEVhDFe ...
... at a nice little taco shop for breaky before continuing on out adventure. Playa del carmen was fun. In retrospect we defs should have stayed there rather than going to cancun but oh well. Would I go back there, prolly not as I've done pretty much everything I wanted in yucaton. We met some cool people. The Mexicans we met spoke very good English which was a surprise based on what I've encountered thus far travelling. Still my Spanish is on the up which is pretty ...
... in spanish! She asks me if "my wife speaks spanish too". My WIFE???? ROFL!!!! "My wife" answers "un poquito", and Maria squeals with delight. She and Sabrina share hair tips (and Sabrina learns the word "pelo") because all the staff has gorgeous straight black shiny hair, but we both are Monica-Gelling.
Following dinner, the plan is for me to join in the Talent Show, hopefully they have some Bublé or at least Sinatra, and wow the crowd. But I am sweaty and ...
... only my Toronto friends will understand), and the crowd is a little too young ("and douchy", as Sabrina says) so we switch to a bar with a live band and 4 male staff members dancing while a group of 12 horny girls try to catch up with the moves behind the boys, hoping to score of of them in their bed before the end of the night. Here I am judging again, but I admit Sabrina and I are equally drooling - the guys' bodies are moving in ways I wouldn't think possible, and it's HOT! ...