Excursion: Tulum & Xel-Há

While we were in Mexico (that post HERE) we went on a double excursion to Tulum and Xel-Há (pr. shell ha).  The excursion cost around $100 and was completely worth it.  We took a bus first thing in the morning to Tulum, which took approximately one hour from our resort in Cancún.  Our guide was great and made the trip go buy so much faster by explaining Mayan culture and Mexican history the whole ride.  We also had the opportunity to order a handcrafted Mayan calendar portraying our name and birth date in Mayan hieroglyphs, mine is below. Tulum is a preserved ancient…

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Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Last November my friend and I decided to escape the Canadian cold and take an all inclusive trip.  I had never been on an all inclusive before and figured it would be the most economical option to get away.  Neither of us had ever been to Mexico and I wasn’t terribly picky about were we went as I had never been anywhere in the Caribbean.  We decided on Cancún, which is an infamous party city where frat kids escape to on reading week (spring break).  However, since we were going in November we figured we would avoid most of that scene.…

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