Posts tagged: Playa del Carmen

Towel Art

Everyday when we’d return to our room, housekeeping would surprise us with a new towel sculpture…  

Friday February 25th, 2011 in , , , | No Comments »

The Jungle Place

As we were doing some research on things to do down here we found one that looked pretty interesting.  The Jungle Place was rated high on trip advisor (#6 our of 85) so we thought we would check it out.  It’s a sanctuary for Spider Monkeys about 30 km from Playa del Carmen.  They only take […]

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Towel Art

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Critters…

So our first night here, when we were eating dinner at the resort restaurant, out of the corner of my eye I saw a brief streak of movement that quickly disappeared into the bushes.  The next morning as I walked out to get some coffee, I saw these strange five fingered tracks in the sand. Then […]

Monday February 21st, 2011 in , , , | 1 Comment »

Wine bar

No… we didn’t have wine here.  But it seems wine bottles is one of the main building components of this restaurant that we found for lunch. They also had a turtle pond in the middle of the restaurant and several small streams that cut through the restaurant floor (watch your step!)  We had enchaladas (mediocre) […]

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Towel art

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5th Avenue

Sandy and I wandered down the beach all the way to the ferry terminal.  Hotels line the beach just about the entire way and we stopped at one for lunch.  For our return trip we walked back along 5th Avenue. 5th Avenue is a long, pedestrian friendly, strip of restaurants, bars, shops, hotels, and vacation […]

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Towel art!

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sol-less morning

The next morning I found myself up at 4:30am.  A result of a combination of time change (an hour earlier than at home), our early bed time, and my being a natural early riser had me up and out the door, heading down the beach to enjoy sunrise. Trusty camera in hand, I made my […]

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Playa del Carmen map

 

Saturday February 19th, 2011 in , , | No Comments »