TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Uk'Um Holbox Island
Travel Blogs from Holbox Island
Waiting for an hour for the bags to come off the plane. But I am NW in the cab thinking about the past 9 days fishing and staring at my prizes! They are very much prized photos, and my collection is starting to look respectable. If there is a mountain to ride, ride the steepest and the deepest. If there are fish to catch, catch the hardest, and trick them with feathers. I would not do it if it was easy. ...
... mosquito's – they are everywhere and a real nuisance with exception to El Mirador this has been the worst place for them but as one local told us "we are on their patch".
We were going out to find the Whale Sharks on our first day here. We left early in the morning and joined two other couples as we sped out into the sea hunting the Whale Sharks followed by about nineteen other boats. It was twenty minutes out to ...
... we hired some brakeless and gearless bikes and headed towards some caves you can swim in. All weŽll say is they looked a lot better in the Lonely Planet photos - in reality they were full of bat ****, which isn't nice to swim in.. We are now just waiting for the next bus to Tulum, which is our final Mexican destination and is supposed to be paradise....can't wait! Hasta pronto ...
... we sat in a small town for an hour waiting for our bus, picking up more of the scene in the town square. Guys trying to pick up chicks, kids playing, crusin' cars...some things don't change. We got back to our hostel at 11:30p. The next day, Day 7, I think, we explored the town of Valladolid, in the interior of the Yucatan Peninsula. Dude was it humid!! But we enjoyed the small narrow streets, really cheap prices (not in tourist Mexico anymore!) ...
... that had 8 stelae. On the way, we passed an interesting oval/beehive-shaped pyramid. Very unusual. The ball courts also seem different from Chichen-Itza -- more narrow, with sloping sides and larger rings. Overheard a guide telling his group that snakes were a symbol of fertility because they enter any hole they can find. The stelae were very worn. We were also growing weary, so we returned to the entrace, visiting the last group of ...
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Calle Igualdad # 124, Holbox Island | Hotelfrom $40
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