Articles with tag: mexico cruises

Let's continue our tour of the Macaw Sanctuary ( Costa Rica. El Manantial - the Scarlet Macaw Sanctuary. P.1 )! The birds were not fed artificially.  The staff were trying to create conditions as close to the wild as possible, so that the birds would be able to live alone in the...
It turned out that there were a lot of different birds in Costa Rica! We were met by noise, chaos, screams, feathers and birds of such colors as if several cans of various paint had been poured on them. Here's what was waiting for us after a walk through the mangroves. Now, first things...
You can see our cruise ship in this picture. She was a living personification of the local Costa Ricans' dreams. According to our guide, local people often sat on the beach to watch the passing ships. They dream that one day they will be able to take a voyage on such a beautiful ship; that would...
Fort Lauderdale (Florida) - Half Moon Cay (the Bahamas) - Cartagena (Colombia) - Puerto Caldera (Costa Rica) - Corinto (Nicaragua) - Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala) - Puerto Chiapas (Mexico) - Cabo San Lucas (Mexico) - San Diego (California) Actually, I was planning to take a short Caribbean...
Yes, this is a "morning" picture. Cruise ships usually sail into the next port early in the morning so tourists have time to explore the local attractions. Despite the fact that we were in a bay near the city of  Cabo San Lucas at dawn, we had only half a day. Here, we finally...
When Christopher Columbus landed on the island on the November 19, 1493, during his second voyage to the shores of America, the island was inhabited by Native Americans who called themselves Tainos.  Initially, the Spaniards named the island San Juan Bautista, in honor of Saint John the...
I'm going to tell about my weekend in Mexico, during which I visited the famous Maya ruins (pyramids) in the suburbs of  Merida,  in the Mexican state Yucatan: First, I went to a Yucatec - the Maya archaeological site of Ek' Balam. This is the former city of the...
Our good friends recommended the  Holland America  cruise. They love a relaxing holiday, which offers the opportunity to relax after a frenzied rhythm of activity. However, standing in line for registration, I noted that the tourists were aged 60+. Many of the passengers onboard were...
I was lucky to visit a few Mexican beaches, so let me tell you about them a little. I defined a few types of Mexican beaches: wild beaches, local beaches and beaches of the "Hotelier's Zone", as I call it - tourist beaches. Here's one of the wild beaches, not far from Cancun. The water of...
We had a stopover in Mexico, on the small island of  Cozumel , located a few dozen miles from the mainland of Mexico, opposite the world-famous resort of  Playa del Carmen . The weather was great: 80.6F (+27C) but a little cloudy. We took a taxi and went to the national park,...

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