TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Uk'Um Holbox Island
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... swim and we were not disappointed. After about 15 mins of cruising around we spotted our first WS. From the boat they dont look so big but once you get up close, the 10 meter long body definitely gives you something to think about. These creatures are incredibly graceful and with a sensor at their head and tail, they never come even close to touching you.
The first time we went in poor Alex was on the inside and closest to the shark. When I say close, ...
... time you knew what to expect and was more prepared. We failed to have a waterproof camera, just a disposal able one so we will have to upload our photos when we find someone who will process a film!
The next few days on the island we just chilled and caught up with our scrapbook, blogg and relaxed as when we leave here for Chichen Itsu our programme is full until we reach our next beach destination on the 7th ...
... on the nightbus or in hammocks, we decided to treat ourselves to a bed - luxury!! After exploring the town and buying ingredients for dinner, we headed back to the hostal to cook and ended up chilling all evening with the other travellers. Most were heading in the opposite direction to us and had just been to the caribbean, so it was good to pick up some tips. Then this ...
COBA, CHICHEN ITZA, and VALLADOLID, MEXICO. DAYS 4-5. Scott and I got onto a 7a bus to Coba, about an hour into the jungle from Tulum. Again, we were among the very first ones there. We saw some amazing pyramids and other temples. It was unlike Tulum in that the ruin is much, much larger, over several square miles, and it is also reclaimed by the jungle and only partially excavated. Actually, most of the pyramids, etc are only excavated on one side, and there ...
... was quite crowded, and the sand was super-fine; soft; powder-sugar-esque. Many small beach cabanas -- they actually look incredibly hot, like small, enclosed stick boxes. It's hard to imagine they have much cross-breeze or ventilation at all. The sun was so intense on the white sand that I soon began feeling a bit ... not ill, not headachy, not fainty ... but very desperate to get out of the sun. Back in Akumal, Kyla and Paul went for a ...
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