Category Archives: Mexico 2017

Two weeks of sun & relaxation for us after the disappointment of having to cancel our trip to Boston.

Mexico day fourteen – last full day :( Ceviche Day

Awake just after 07:00 and breakfast at 08:00 then because there was no rain we were on the beach for 09:15.

No Karen today presume she was on a day off, but Edinson was there with his cheeky smile and customary “hello mate”

Lunch was provided by Leo who showed us how to prepare ceviche, which was salsa with raw fish but he couldn’t give us raw fish due to health and safety so it was cooked prawns – delicious and ceviche will be something I try to make at home one day.

Later in the afternoon the skies opened and it poured down with rain so we sheltered at the beach bar!

We ate Japanese tonight and sat with a lovely couple from Newcastle who were celebrating his 21st but no ceviche on the menu!

Back outside the restaurant it was raining hard and we managed to get a members shuttle back to our block

Now all packed ready for the lunchtime pickup back to the airport

Love Mexico very relaxing, Love ceviche very tasty

Mexico – day thirteen – broken toe day

Up early and it had stopped raining but no sunshine as it was hiding in the clouds somewhere!

Breakfast in the buffet, then a coffee in the coffee shop and still no sun so we headed off towards the beach where the turtles nest. Michele hadn’t seen the nests before so off we went.

The surf was up and the waves on the beach had washed away the hatched and discarded turtle shells from the other day, but there was one left that Michele could see. The nests were still intact though.

We spent a while walking the beach and watching the waves crash into the rocks before heading off to our beach.

It was cloudy all day so Michele dozed while I swam in the sea. Later in the afternoon I stubbed my little toe on my left foot. Looking at the colour (purple) I think I’ve broken it 🙁

Tonight we’ve eaten at the Mediterranean restaurant, slow between courses but maybe the best meal we’ve had in two weeks. Michele had lamb and I had tuna.

Sat in the quiet bar talking to Gail from Toronto the heavens opened and the skies flashed with lightening

Now back in our room watching the New England Patriots destroy the Denver Broncos

Mexico – day twelve – beach-combing day

Woken by a thunderstorm at 06:00 and it was still raining furiously, more rain than I think I’ve ever heard! It gave me chance though to think of our war heroes as back in the UK it was 11:00 on the 11th November.

I must have dozed off again and woke at 08:15. I could get used to this life!

Breakfast in the main buffet before spending an hour in the coffee shop hiding from the rain and talking to Becky from the US.

The rain stopped but it was very overcast so we went beach-combing for a couple of hours. Plenty of shells and washed up coral but still no turtles, we did spot a white egret with yellow feet though! We even stopped off at the dolphins for a while.

Now the sun was making an appearance so off to the beach, but we’d only been on the beach for 15 minutes before the rain reappeared with a clap of thunder that shuck the ground as it was right overhead. So we had to spend the afternoon drinking mojito’s in the beach bar, not a bad way to spend the afternoon though.

Tonight we are eating Italian and I think the rain has gone 🙂