It might seem a bit morbid but I fell in love with these colorfully painted “skulls” we found in all the art stalls on the Mayan Riviera. If I didnt already have an over-full suitcase & backpack, Id have bought a whole family of them 😉 … Next time 🙂
Casa Mexicana in Puerto Juarez, Cancun Our home this week is in Puerto Juarez (near Cancun) , which is the Mexican part of downtown, near the harbour where the boats go to Isla Mujeres. We went to visit “Cancun Zona Hotelera”, its a 20km long, thin island full of huge,
Swimming in Underground Lakes is Scary but Cool ! The Mayan Riviera is famous for its hundreds of cenotes that are found in abundance in amongst the jungle. Cenotes are underground lakes that form when rain water filters through the limestone surface filling the cavernous spaces below with clear, fresh
Treacherous Climb up a Sacrificial Pyramid in the Jungle Coba is an ancient Maya city on the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula dating back to 600AD. It a 45 min drive from Tulum and a wonderful day trip into the jungle to discover more about the ancient Mayans & Toltecs. Unfortunately Coba
I last came to Tulum 25 years ago so I was expecting some BIG changes and perhaps disappointment that it would be like Cancun ! Still a chilled out “hippy” vibe to Tulum I was pleasantly surprised that despite an obvious growth in tourism it seems to have maintained its
A jungle house in Tulum Our home in Tulum was a house in jungle ! It was an Airbnb, a French guy called Tibo came to Mexico and built his house in the middle of the jungle. Its a really nice, modern house, not at all what I was expecting
Renting a car in Mexico was a bit of a nightmare … We booked a big Jeep Patriot because we have Ninja Grandma & Ninja Grandad with us and all their luggage ! Mama booked online with Car Trawler, the Mexican rental office was called America, they were very slow
Another American Airlines flight ! This one was only 2 hours, no food, no drinks, no tv & lots of turbulence !