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... one of the new 7 wonders of the world. And now I have been to 5 out of the 7 new wonders of the world :) We walked around and our guide showed us the clever acoustics in the ball court. We also stopped infront of the staircase of El Castillo and if you clap your hands, the echo will resemble the chirp of a quetzal. We had lunch at one of the cafés and then we were once again back in the bus heading to our last stop ...
We didn't have the best start to our time in Mexico. Firstly because we arrived a day late and when we arrived at the hotel they had given our room away and we had to find a new hotel (even though we emailed them!). It also rained for three days. So overall our impressions on Mexico wasn't great.
We met our group for the first part of the tour. Our tour guide is Victor who is from Guatemala. The names of the people in our group are Tomaz, Neya and Tjasa, the three ...
... for half an hour. I drove while Bobbie held on to me and for half an hour we went buck wild over the choppy ocean waters having an absolute ball, to start with I was not going too fast because the water was pretty choppy and if you went too fast it felt like you could go flying off, until I got some confidence then we were hammering through the waves at almost full throttle. We got so much salt water in our mouths and eyes but it was ...
... to that thanks. The weather has been lovely, even though it's been forecast as cloudy. Simon's finding it a bit too hot and is sweating a lot. He keeps needing to lie down in the air conditioning. I think he prefers snow to sun. He's also been bitten a lot by mosquitoes and his bites are getting on his nerves. I've been bitten a couple of times, mainly round my ankles. The food is good - there is a breakfast buffet ...
... resort looked like, too. And this is not it.
It's so big, and so sparsely set. There are no buildings over two stories, and they are spread out farther away than my neighbor's house is from mine on Kauai.
They want you to feel like you're in the jungle, with the trees larger than the buildings densely stacked along the brick paths.
it does feel like a jungle. But it's not the landscaping, no matter how "natural" it may be. The ...
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