Villa El Dorado
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... frontier of exploration in our world got me excited. For perspective, more people have been to the moon than into a lot of caves. If you're a regular cave diver, you'll likely discover somewhere no one else has ever been, imagine that! The trouble is, cave diving is considered a form of technical diving. Almost all the diving everyone does, including the diving I've done thus far is considered recreational diving. You're going shallow in a undangerous environment. ...
... getting rough, our tiny ship was tossed, etc and the visibility was limited, too bad because I had heard some great things about diving off Cozumel. A good time was still had by all.
My final day of diving was in the Cenotes of the Yucatan peninsula, these are limestone caves and wholes that run along most of the coast line and all link together. This means they have mixture of fresh and sea water which causes a halocline, I’ll get to this later. ...
... in plenty of time as Mike had planned so he could have breakfast. We went to a little restaurant by the ferry terminal which is right on the beach. We finished up in the restaurant and could the see the Ultramar ferry that our friends were taking coming into the dock so we went to meet them. Once assembled we headed to the Hotel where a local brother works. Everyone was in good sprits and quite excited at the chance to do something different for the day ...
... of people coming and going! We toured a bit of the streets then caught a taxi back to the resort ($7 USD).All in all it was a nice day :) Right now the boys are down at the pool bar having drinks and watching the live entertainment and I'm trying to hurry up and post this blog so I can go join them!! Haha Thats all for now, I will write more tomorrow about our excusion to Tulum Jungle Maya!!! P.s. Its raining here tonight... hope its nice tomorrow!
... on ice, in a massive cup of course. We'll be enjoying more of these during our stay in Mexico. The island is only about 8km long, and a 25min ferry trip from Cancun. The main town area is about 5 blocks wide by 6 blocks long - walkable in an hour. But it was nice to walk along the beaches while avoiding the main touristy/tacky shop areas. Accomm: - Poc'na Hostel (found via Lonely Planet and TripAdvisor) Rooms and dorms were basic. We met 2 Israeli girls (Maria and Elena) on our ...
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