Maya del Carmen
Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
... and reef just off the beach. We spent a great day there relaxing under the palm trees and snorkelling with the friendly turtles and stingrays that live about 50m from the shore. Next weekend we will venture down to the ruins and cenotes of Tulum. We also have to work out our own art project to make with the children for an hour each day over the next month...any ideas would be warmly received. Missing everyone back home! Jim and Sian ...
... be staying for 3 nights. I walked to Walmart and picked up a few items and then went and ate lunch at the beach. Check out the pics of the beach and my hostel, pretty awesome. I think the hardest part is the language barrier, but it will come as time progresses.
But for now take care!
... There were already a woman who demonstrated down there. We told people not to sponsor animal abuse. And not to encourage killings of endangered species like the tiger by sponsoring them financially by donating 20-40$ per picture. The people who did it anyway we simply asked if the support pedophiles and child abuse as well since kids are so sweet.
I got serious adrenaline kicks there perhaps the strongest yet on this trip. I wanted to go and slap ...
... and incredibly crowded. Unfortunately it just has the same old stuff you see in markets everywhere - lots of socks, underwear, shoes etc We high-tailed it out of there and after consulting the advice I had received we took metro to La Lagunilla. The first thing that we heard as we emerged from the Metro station was a fellow telling me to 'be careful your things - your camera, your ring, everything' (my ring! Were they going to cut my finger off?). Then Georgie bought a pair ...
... God bless the people that did not have security on their wireless. It told me where I was and we finally got there. I am hoping that is just an expression from his part, but really it was not my fault, it is his job.
Anywho we get there and the security/maintenance people tell me that I missed the Walmart guys. This is confusing to me because they spoke in full sentences, but then they wrote Walmart down and I got it. They helped me get all my bags into ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool