Monthly Archives: May 2013

Gran Cenote and Tulum

Gran Cenote in Tulum is an amazing place!  A genuine natural wonder.  We swam and snorkeled in underground caves amongst big stalagtites and fish!  It was amazing.  There were turtles there too.  One of them was sunning itself on a … Continue reading

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Natural Lagoon in Akumal

Yesterday was stormy so we didn’t venture out.  This morning the sky looked brighter and the sun was shining, but about an hour after I got up, it started pouring rain again!  It rained off and on for the next … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Natural Aquarium

Today we spent the day at “Xel-Ha” ……. the world’s largest natural aquarium here in the Yucatan.  It was amazing!  A huge bay for swimming and snorkeling with tons of fish, a river of fresh water that leads to the … Continue reading

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Caribbean Tortugas!!!

This is the view from my beach chair……Well, it finally happened today….. I swam with about a dozen turtles!!!  I was snorkeling in Akumal Bay just enjoying the fish, when I ventured out farther than last time there and suddenly … Continue reading

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Paddling on Lake Bacalar!!

Yes!  It happened this morning……after some rain during the night, the morning lake was calm and glassy.  I couldn’t wait to get out on the lake!  The stand up board I used was lighter than my board so it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Rancho Encantado

This is a wonderful place to be….right on beautiful Laguna Bacalar!  No television and no phones in the rooms and a nice private lanai to hang out on.  After swimming in the lake, the jacuzzi is a welcome treat!  The … Continue reading

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Cenote Azul

Yesterdays adventure included a trip to a very large cenote called Cenote Azul.  The entrance to it is through an interesting multi level restaurante……but swimming in the cenote was free.  We were told that the cenote is a cone shape, … Continue reading

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Boat Trip!!

Okay, so the boat trip was a huge success!  We had a great captain who took us around the lake for several hours to swim, snorkel and sight see.  We visited a cenote that dropped off to 100 feet!  It … Continue reading

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Laguna Bacalar!!

This is one amazing lake in Mexico! It’s turquoise blue and a mix of fresh and salt water and it’s warm!  The good news is that they have stand up paddle boards!!!!  The bad news is that it is super … Continue reading

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Todays Adventure!!

Our first “cenote” to swim in!  Just a short hike into the jungle and a beautiful pool to swim and snorkel in.  I saw such interesting fish with “bug eyes” which I guess is so they are able to see … Continue reading

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