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They really love a good hammock in Mexico, and who can blame them?
Caribbean Mexico

May 31st 2015
It was a major priority that as soon as we got to Mexico we hot-footed it to a genuine tropical paradise. Two hours after landing in Cancun we were on the sun deck of ferry traversing a short stretch of the Caribbean to Isla Mujeres, basking in the warmth with a guy playing an electric guitar singing eclectic crowd favourites ranging from Credence Clearwater Revival to Besame Mucho. Author's no ... read more
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Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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23rd June 2015

Changing times!
Wise to have left Cancun, and Playa Del Carmen sounds like a nightmare too. I'm so glad to hear that Isla de Mujeres is still as lovely and laid back as when I visited a million years ago, and how great that you went snorkeling there--so perfect! However, it was shocking to read of Tulum's transformation from hippy/backpacker haven when I was there to ultra-chic and expensive. I guess it deserved it--really so beautiful!
24th June 2015

Re. Changing Times!
Thanks for your comments Tara. I can imagine Tulum was a lot more basic not so long ago! it may be more upscale but it still doesn't feel over-developed by any means. And yes, Mujeres is still perfect... long may it remain thus!

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