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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 ...
... on the top of the pyramid was a true lighlight. At noon, we left to bus to Chichen Itza, a more well-known and fully-excavated ruin. Just because it's more touristy, though, didn't mean it wasn't astounding. The main pyramid took my breath away. 365 steps, and like at Coba, around 12-13 stories tall. Although we could not climb it, looking at it was enough. We explored the site and saw all of the different ruins. The Building of 1,000 Columns, ...
... to the Big Pyramid whiel we were fresh and before the masses reached it. Decided also to walk the 1km to the Pyramid, even tho bikes were available for rent. When we reached the Big Pyramid, we had it to ourselves, save one other couple. All but B&J climbed. From the top, we could see the lakes and many mounds in the distance. Right next door was another large mound, almost certainly a pyramid, completely unexcavated. The structure ...
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