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Last Stop: Isla Mujeres

August 12, 2013

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As we drove through the big Cancun resorts and saw signs for Isla Mujeres our hearts sank. What had we done? This was our final few days at the end of an awesome month long trip and we were headed for package holiday central? Oh dear. It was 5pm and the ferry to Isla Mujeres […]

Pit stop to the Lagoon of Seven Colours: Bacalar

August 9, 2013

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En route back from Belize to Cacun we made a pit stop at Lake Bacalar, also known as the lake of seven colours. It’s a spectacular expanse of fresh water, dotted with ceynotes, channels and mangrove swamps. Ideally we would have had two days here but we missed a daily boat back from Belize, then […]

San Cristobal de las Casas: A Perfect Mexican Town

July 29, 2013

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San Cristobal de las Casas may just be the perfect picturesque Mexican town. It had been recommended by a few people and didn’t disappoint. Small, easy to walk around with colourful little houses and a fun spirit – it felt wonderfully Mexican. Accommodation was pretty booked out when we went in July. We tried Bela’s B&B which […]

Palenque: Jungle, Temples, Monkeys and Waterfalls

July 22, 2013

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Palenque is less of a town and more an area surrounding a stunning lost city complex spanning 15kms. Most people we spoke to suggested staying in one of the large camping sites near the complex entrance. Camping isn’t rely my thing (I like a bed and a shower) but we found Margarita and Ed’s, within Panchan,  which […]

Tantalising Tulum

July 22, 2013

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I fell in love with Tulum. This may sounds strange but I’ll never replicate the same experience and want to remember it as is, so I may never go back.  If you can go soon, do. It’s already starting to get built up and it would be a shame for it to turn into a resort […]