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Our Cancun adventures continues

We timed our Cancun adventures well, turns out we arrived during Labor Day weekend. To be honest, we forgot it was a US holiday. I love traveling during off season. It’s less crowded and the rates are better. Occasionally the weather is worse, but it is worth the trade off.  Settled into our room, we set out to explore and, of course, find out about the lobster night. I had visions of finding cheap crustaceans in Cancun, something which had eluded us in Merida. After wandering around our floor, we entered the walk-in refrigerator disguised as an elevator to tour the grounds. The plantings catch my eye, which means I take photos of landscape ideas;man-made stream wandered between the family and adult areas filled with turtles and koi, a fountain, and a secluded garden. Eventually, we came to La Palapa restaurant. Alas, low cost lobster seems to only exist in Salinas, Ecuador, where lobsters went for $5 usd each and me with no ...

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We finally took a vacation in Cancun

We’ve lived in the Yucatan for almost a decade and last week was the first time we took a vacation in Cancun . Oh, we’ve been to Cancun to use the airport.We passed through Cancun on our one and only Isla Mujeres trip, prompted by the first LABC  (Latin American Bloggers’ Conference). Cancun doesn’t appeal to us. While I’ve toyed with the idea of going just to shop– the shopping is supposed to be better in Cancun—I can’t think of anything that I want that is worth spending 7 hours of my life in transit, even on the ADO Platino bus. So what prompted this momentous decision? Why did we decide to finally visit Cancun? My best friend, BK and her husband received a free week at the Royal Cancun Resort and invited us along. We’d been invited to come along on all-inclusive vacations before but never felt that they were worth the fee. The Royal Cancun Resort isn’t an all-inclusive, ...

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