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Diving in the Riviera Maya – Photos

Posted May 30, 2017 by Kay Walten in Activities,City Information

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Not many people know that I started out as a cave diver and explorer in the Riviera Maya. This passion for exploring in the underwater world is what started this crazy ride in the Riviera Maya and has brought us to today. I still love diving and due less than I would like, but I do love to see what other full time dive instructors and underwater photographers are seeing these days. So our good friends at the Abyss Dive Center in Playa del Carmen shared some great photos taken by their staff,...

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New Rules for Snorkeling With the Turtles in Akumal

Posted May 1, 2017 by Kay Walten in Activities,City Information

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Snorkeling with the Turtles in Akumal is a precious activity in this little Riviera Maya town. For as long as we can remember, and we have been living in Akumal for over 20 years now, snorkeling with the turtles is distinct to Akumal. Sure you can snorkel off the shore in Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen or Tulum, but there is no guarantee that you will see a turtle. Akumal's shoreline is perfect for turtle sightings and people come specifically to Akumal to see the turtles. In the past few...

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Playa del Carmen’s New Pink Taxi Service – Taking On Uber in the Riviera Maya

Posted April 28, 2017 by Kay Walten in City Information,Hyper Local Info

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Who would have thunk? A female run taxi service in Playa del Carmen taking on the transportation disrupter Uber. This may be a game changer in so many ways, and just might be the ticket the local service and visitors are looking for. Mexico is thought to be a machismo culture. But if you understand the deep roots of this culture you will see that is pro-female in so many ways. The creation of the Pink Taxi Service is just one more innovation that could rock the transportation world on the...

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Old ‘Skewl’ Mexico Where Chilling and the Sea Are Your Best Friend – Xcalak

Posted April 17, 2017 by Kay Walten in City Information

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If your ideal vacation is chilling, chatting, fishing and palm trees, Xcalak just might be your place, in fact we might be so bold to say, it is your place. Xcalak, located in the Costa Maya, is the most southern tip on the East Coast of Mexico. Its very location has preserved the old school way of vacationing where you are unplugged, off the grid, and just far enough from everything that you are not eager to explore the notable sites most vacationers place on their list. This...

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