Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort and Spa
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Another early start for a pointless lecture! We then headed down to a lagoon for a snorkel. Saw loads of fish but nothing too big - I'm itching to see a barracuda! This afternoon we went with a guide around the bay. Saw 8 turtles plus loads of other species. Best dive yet. Evening lecture followed by few drinks st the local bar. This place is like a time share - in order to do the amazing diving you have to sit through lots of ...
... del Carmen after we couldn't find any cheap cabanas in Tulum. So we made the drive to Playa, half way between Cancún and Tulum. We were getting desperate, as everywhere was full for the night. We stopped at so many hotels to ask if they had any vacancies for 4 people... nada, unless it was extortionate... y lo menos? We then decided to park the car and walk along Quinta Avenida/5th Avenue, where all the bars, restaurants and shops are located, and we found ...
... come up on the beach and lay their eggs. According to the guest book, one of them laid their eggs just out the front of our condo. A short walk down the road is the Yal-Ku lagoon, another snorkelling favourite which . We spent a couple of hours here swimming above a lot of colourful fish alas still no turtles.
We spent a very relaxing 3 nights here, as you can tell by the brevity of the blog. The ...
... They dig a hole, put in rocks, put in the meat and cover it with banana leaves. There was a covered area close buy where a couple women were making tortillas.
Next we went back into the village and Juan took us to a family's home. They have two buildings, both with stick walls and thatched roofs. One is for sleeping and the other is a kitchen. They had a wonderful yard full of fruit trees, edible flowers, and chickens in rock dens. We were invited ...
... the local police cruising the blocks with their lights flashing to let would-be criminals know to stop their unlawful activities, a taxi playing it's music for all to enjoy, and the "gringos" rushing off to their next margaritas, I had to stop myself from running back to the bus station screaming, "take me back to the quiet, nothingness of somewhere south!" as Annie rushes past to buy the tickets :-)
It's not complaining, it's trying to conquer the shock, ...
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