Muyil Ruins, Mexico

The Muyil Ruins are about 25 km south of Tulum. They were quiet and peaceful, a really nice follow-up to the Tulum ruins the previous day, which were touristic, the atmosphere somewhat spoiled by all the people. There was a well preserved pyramid which we were able to...

Cenote Chemuyil

Our first cenote visit was in Chemuyil, about 20 km north of Tulum.  It was a small, crystal clear pool of water with lots of tiny fish and bright green algae growing on the bottom.  There were some underwater caves on the edges, but all were very dark and too scary...

Cozumel, Mexico

We spent four days on Cozumel, Mexico’s largest island.  We rented a motorbike and drove all over the island the first day.  We spent the following days searching for great snorkeling spots, and quiet beaches (of which there are few on Cozumel, as large resorts...