Category Archives: Country 06: Mexico

The Biggest Fish in the Sea

The alarm rang nice and early for our 5:45AM pick up to go snorkeling with whale sharks. Swimming with whale sharks is something that we have both wanted to do for a long time so needless to say that we … Continue reading

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Beautiful Beach Wedding in Tulúm

Tim and I headed to Tulúm for one of Tim’s school friends, Ryan’s, wedding. Tulúm beach looks like the type of beach you would see in a travel magazine – warm turquoise waters, white sands, coconut trees and sunshine. On … Continue reading

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Turtle Laying

On the evening of Tim’s 30th birthday we decided to go for a walk along the beach and try our luck at finding a turtle laying her eggs. We walked about 1km to the left of our hut and decided … Continue reading

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Dos Ojos Cenote Diving

Tim and I were so excited to be getting back in the water diving again!! We had booked in for a cenote dive, I’m not going to lie, being claustrophobic I was nervous to do a cavern dive, but knew … Continue reading

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Playa del Carmen

We had a lot of fun in Playa del Carmen.  We were there primarily to study Spanish, but after school and on the weekends we thoroughly enjoyed looking around the town, relaxing on the local beach and catching collectivo’s to … Continue reading

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The White Sandy Beaches of Tulúm

Catching the ADO bus from Playa Del Carmen to Tulúm we arrived early afternoon and caught a taxi to our new home at ‘Azucar Hotel‘. Azucar Hotel, is made up of 5 huts, 4 right on the beach and 1 … Continue reading

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Tortuga Amigos

Akumal is the beach home to the turtles. It is a beach in between Playa del Carmen and Tulum that enables people to swim in the ocean with wild turtles. The water is about 2m deep for about 200m, so … Continue reading

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Cenote Azul

After a few days of Spanish school the weather finally started to heat up and as a group we decided to catch a Collectivo (for 30 pesos per person) and head to Cenote Azul for a cool down dip in … Continue reading

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Escuela de Español

After spending two and a half months in America we hopped on a midday American Airlines plane and flew to Cancún Mexico. We had a wedding in Tulúm on the 21st June so thought we would kill 2 weeks in … Continue reading

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