Ocean Maya Royale
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... there was much better stuff to buy, but I didn't shop much because I didn't want to carry around heavy souvenirs all trip. Oh well, no big deal. I bought a shot glass and called it a day.
Mid-afternoon, I stopped for an iced mocha drink at a chocolate cafe. It wasn't nearly as good as the chocolate in Oaxaca or San Cristobal, but for touristy chain stuff, it served the purpose. Before departing Mexico City, I got a ...
... hot surface making beats and noise. It was amazing to watch him toss it behind his back and catch it with the fork. Or spin it around the fork over and over. Then he set the heat surface on fire and moved the flames all around. Then he check with us what we wanted cooked. Bryce and I had decided that we wanted steak and shrimp and he wanted steak and grilled fish. The fish of the night was Mahi Mahi.
The chef said we could have as many choices as ...
... a homestay where we could improve our spanish. By chance, we booked via airbnb with a fantastic family that had put up their studio flat for the first time a few weeks ago with no reviews for us to go by. It was a bargain for a one bedroom flat to ourselves, on the families compound with a lush garden and a pool in Playa del Carmen. Benji and Juanita were excellent hosts, it was like visiting family friends more than anything. Although we had booked for the whole two weeks, ...
... cheap. Frida is a famous revolutionary painter from the days of the revolution she was in Kahoolawe with exiled Diego Rivera. She is also known for painting orchids that look like vaginas according to Holly. Haha. We made it back to the hostel around 9 and discussed our plans to go to Cóba tomorrow, then Holly went to bed to read and I did some more blogging. I think I got to sleep around 12:30, then I usually wake up at 4:30. So am generally only getting 4 hours sleep a ...
... from the ceiling and stalagmites rose up underneath us. The dive lights provided us with enough light to see everything. We were given some time to snorkel/swim around inside the cave and just enjoy the experience. A couple of times I caught glimpse of scuba divers beneath us. Loved the entire thing. The only sad part was the fact that Sam was not there to enjoy it with so I guess I'll just have to go back with him.