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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
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... in'. On the way home we stopped off in a shopping mall for a look around and ended up in American Eagle of all places. It's not somewhere that you'd associate with these two fashionistas but there was a promotion on so we went in. This sales promotion was like no other. You got 20% off anything in the store if you tried on a pair of shorts. I cannot see any logic behind it whatsoever. I was buying a tshirt so had to go to the changing room and try on a pair ...
... hot tubs. As it approached departure time we decided to head back to our room, we ordered tea for 2 from room service, something we haven't done before. We usually make our own and carry it down from the upper decks - some of it usually survives and it's slightly warm when we finally get back. The room service way was brilliant, we then sat looking out to the island from our balcony at the back of the ship and watched the sunset. I think it was one of the ...
... walk it started to rain so we hailed a taxi, which would be easier for us than trying to find it. The taxi took us to Walmart, we went in, there were lockers out near the trolleys to put all our stuff in, but there were no locks on them and it was guarded by a really old man. Feeling a little unsure about the safety of our stuff we quickly headed in. I immediately came across empty boxes sitting near the check outs. We went in and ...
... The ferry ride was a rough one - while the water on the Allure of the Seas seemed really calm, on the ferry, it was totally different with quite a few people being sick. The boat was really rocking side to side yet I was ok but I think if the ride was longer than 45 minutes, I would have started to get a bit queasy.
The bus ride to Chichen Itza was uneventful and took nearly 3 hours each way. That meant when ...
Our first morning dawns typically early so, surprisingly alert, we decide to start the day as we mean to go on with a run to shift the festive pounds - which we'll no doubt put straight back on with the unlimited booze and food that stretches before us. We've chosen this hotel, the Playacar Palace, as unlike most of the other sprawling all-inclusive resorts in the region it's not a luxury prison, miles from wider civilisation, but a smaller affair placed right in the heart ...