Mexico: Quintana Roo – Isla Mujeres

After several days of perfect weather we awoke to a cloudy and blustery morning, that threatened rain. It was not cold so we were still full of joy for the day ahead. Our destination was the small island of Isla Mujeres, a little over 10 miles off the Yucatan coast from Cancún. The Island itself is only four miles long and about 1/2 a mile wide – yes it is tiny but still is home to 12,000 people.

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Mexico: Quintana Roo, Tulum – La Hoja Verde (Review)

Anyway we totally stuffed on the tamales we had only ten minutes before finished so we couldn’t force any more food down even if we had wanted to. But the food everyone was eating looked so good! So, sadly we had to move on.After about 30 minutes wandering around Tulum, we were feeling a bit down as the town had not lived up to our expectations. We decided we needed to drown our sorrows and went back to La Hoya Verde and try out their beer selection. And, we were not disappointed as they served us a delicious Mexican strong dark beer. This also gave us another opportunity to see what food was being served on other tables – it looked totally amazing.

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Mexico: Quintana Roo – Tulum

I had for some time wanted to leave behind the commercial hubbub of northern reaches of Cancún and it’s party vibe for the more relaxed towns of the southern Riviera Maya. During previous visits to the area a lot of people had talked fondly of Tulum, and so we decided to head down and check it out.

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