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North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Playa del Carmen January 8th 2011

1-8-11 Sitting in one of the many many bars here at Sandos Caracol (Bar Manglar) watching the Seahawks kick butt on the Saints (currently anyway). Sitting behind some folks from Boston. Entertaining people. Gotta love the accents & big personalities. Geoff's making friends with them, as usual. ;) One question, does it make more sense to keep the extranjeros drunk or well fed? Apparently they believe in keeping us drunk around here. It's a long walk for food, but the booze is always nearby. Some highlights from our brief stay at Sandos: Wolverine! (that's Geoff, according to numerous Mexicans so far...), we just took a shot & the bartender said, while making a peace sign, "Peace, love, harmony!." And seriously, Geoff has been asked if he wants "gonja (pronounced goneyaw)" about a million times since we ... read more

North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Playa del Carmen January 6th 2011

Here we are in Sandos, Caracol. We decided to spend the day chillin after not sleeping for more than 36 hours straight. It took us 1.5 hours to get from the airport to the hotel & we only traveled about 50km. It was entertaining though. Spent the day on the beach enjoying the tremendous people watching. Wow! We ate some home made chocolate chip cookies & watched the sun move across the sky. Not much else to report except sunblock is necessary & we are really warm. Wish us luck, y'all. ... read more




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