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... cityscape. That way we can easily maneuver from place to place without our flipflops bogging down in quicksand. And add to that the flip flop motion of walking sends sand and water all over everyone's backsides and legs that dries into a chalky dust. Proper form and technique only gained by trial and error are essential for safe passage through one of these urban rivers.
Of course I have paved the way ...
... swim in front of it to get some great photos. Everyone gets to go in the water about three times before we go in search of a Manta Ray. They crew have eyes like hawks and soon spot a couple of giant Manta Rays although we're soon told that these guys are just babies, would be incredible to meet Mum and Dad then. Having never seen one they look like something out of a sci-fi movie. They move like lightening too. Soon ...
... 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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