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Travel Blogs from Puerto Aventuras
... I couldn't eat I still have breakfast in my stomach) we find the beach and have our first look at the sea. The wind is REALLY strong, to the point that Sabrina is cold (in 35C temperature??) so we go back "inland" and are caught by rain so we take refuge in our hotel room.
The rain stops within 5 minutes, allowing Sabrina to take a nice picture of me (you have all seen on Facebook) and we head to the other complex (Colonial side - we're staying on the ...
... 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! ...
... get as much practice in as we can now, right?
Lazy days aren't even really that lazy here; you just don't realise it. Jumping around in the waves, swimming, walking around for drinks and water... This all becomes hard and tiring work. And our room is on the 4th floor, so there are four flights of stairs to consider every time we want to cool off in our room. Whew! My tired legs and feet. ...
Today is Wednesday. We have taken the opportunity to visit the Si'an Kaan biosphere Reserve; a massive area in the south of the Yacutan peninsula and home to many of the animals considered to typify Mexico. We booked the trip with our new friend Roberto who works at the internet cafe. He picked us up in his jeep and drove us to the pickup point. We were then briefed on our day and it became clear that the ten dollar surcharge to go ...
... see why the Maya stuck it out so long here. The location is one of the most stunningly beautiful I've ever seen. Of course, it's absolutely crammed full of tourists all avidly snapping away so there's no chance for serene reflection but to be honest, it's too darn hot to think so we trapise around, seeking shade whenever we can, and taking photos of the remarkable ruins before jumping on a little tram to take us back to Juan Carlos, having no energy for the 1km walk back ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility