Hotel Da Gabi
Travel Blogs from Playa del Carmen
... cinemas. Her reaction was
the same as mine at first… whaaaat?! We then explored the shopping mall in the
hotel zone, La Isla and walked about two hours on the beach, before the rain
Thursday, a group of us, with some of the
Southampton girls also travelling, went to Isla Mujeres. One of my favourite
places. We rented two golf buggys and ours was much newer and faster than the
other one haha. We ...
... revellry, it's actually pretty lovely. Our servers Nubia and Elvia keep us well topped-up with champagne and various other libations while serving is a really gorgeous meal, marred only by a main course that is so cold it could benefit from a couple of minutes in the microwave, minus the prawns which already seem to have been cooked for a week. I start with the Aphrodisiac Trilogy; angus beef tartar, avocados, and tomatoes served with a sage goats cheese basket, while Coman errs on ...
... 16kg, plus about 5kg in the small one which I am wearing on the front like I am pregnant. Exhausted we stumble into the first place we can find, Hotel Acanto. It's $180 per night. Still way too much. The staff ask what our budget is... Hmmm $120. No problem. Bang. We have a room.
Hotel Acanto reminds of Melrose place. There's a nice pool and our room is 5 star. Luxury for me after back packing for nearly 5 months! But this ...
... There was also some dwarves which you can’t go wrong with, some were in the mini wrestling and there was one who was a tiny little mini-me sized guy who was “mascot” for one of the bigger guys and got picked on! Poor little dude got stretchered off! :0(
Saturday 26th Nov
Today we are heading out to the Coyocan neighbourhood to check out markets. There is an artisan market and another ...
... dinner for our first night. What started out fairly low key with dinner then a few of us heading out for a few more drinks ended with our new tour guide and I hitting the **** pretty hard and with me waking up with a hang over the following day.
Good start to the tour or bad start to the tour? I’m still to work that one out. Tulum is the next stop so we’ll see where we go from there.
Until then, stay safe and happy ...