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Things to Do in Isla Mujeres

Things to Do in Isla Mujeres

Things to do: Our 4 night 5 day trip was the perfect amount of time to enjoy the island and take a day trip to the Yucatan region to explore the Mayan ruins. Obviously, I would not have objected to more time lounging around and swimming at the beautiful Playa Norte, but I think I got a pretty good introduction of the island. Read on to find out what my experience was like! Playa Norte Snorkeling Tour El Centro Turtle Farm…

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Snorkeling Tour in Isla Mujeres

Snorkeling Tour in Isla Mujeres

Snorkeling Tour: We went on a short snorkeling tour with Tripper (Fantasea Tours) for USD 20 per person. The tour was at 10:30 AM and there were 10 tourists, snorkeling guide, deckhand, and captain on the boat (our boat seemed to be relatively better than others onshore). Snorkeling gear, fins, and life vests (by law, everyone is required to wear a life vest while on a snorkeling tour) were included in the trip; the equipment was of poor quality and…

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza

 Chichen Itza: As one of the seven modern wonders of the world, Chichen Itza is in Yucatan, Mexico.  Contrary to popular belief, the pyramid at Chichen Itza is not a tomb or a religious altar; it is a calendar and an oratory box. Talk about amazing engineering of the ancient Mayans! The faces of the pyramid are used like a calendar and the speaking box at the top of the pyramid is where the leader/king would speak his speech that…

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