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Our Mexican Adventure Ends

With only one full day left in the resort before our late flight back tomorrow, we decided to stay local, kick back, and just enjoy the Caribbean.

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Cobá

Day two of our trip to Cobá, and after a relatively late breakfast we headed out to catch the mid-morning ADO bus from Tulum to Cobá.

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Tulum

Day one of another two day trip, this time stopping overnight in Tulum town before continuing on to the Mayan ruins at Cobá tomorrow.

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Cancún Zona Hotelera

A lazy day around the resort today, visiting a couple of small Maya sites and the Mayan Museum.

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Playa del Carmen and the Isla de Cozumel

Another full day of exploring, with a bus trip down the coast to the resort town of Playa del Carmen, and a ferry across to the Isla de Cozumel.

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Chichén Itzá

With an overnight stay to beat the crowds, we were able to take in the sound and light show ‘Noches de Kukulkán’ on the Thursday evening, and an early breakfast on Friday morning would give us a good head start on the organised tours.

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Valladolid and Chichén Itzá

Day one of a two day trip to visit Chichén Itzá. Today we’re calling in at the old Spanish colonial city of Valladolid, before continuing on to an overnight stay at Chichén Itzá, allowing us to visit the Sound &  Light show there in the evening.

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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

Today we’ve planned a full day out at Xcaret, an environmentally friendly theme park showcasing the very best of Mexico’s flora, fauna, cuisine and folk traditions. The park has some impressive conservation credentials, with part of the admission price going to support programs protecting ecosystems and endangered species.

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El Castillo, Tulum

Today we’re off to explore the Mayan ruins on the coast at Tulum, about two hours south of Cancún.

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Ocean Dreams

Our first day in the resort, and we had already booked tickets online for the ferry crossing to the nearby island of Isla Mujeres. With only eleven hotel nights and so much to see, we had planned most of our itinerary in advance including online tickets wherever possible.

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Airport Nightmares

An uneventful flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Cancún on our Air France Boeing 777-300ER. Until the final half hour, when things started to go pear-shaped.

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