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Mexico Part 3: Cenotes, Turtles & Nick’s Land

For some reason I expected a Mexican guide but in bounced the owner of Avatar Adventures, floppy haired Nick, fractionally late but for good reason as another couple had decided to bail on the tour and not wake up when Nick arrived. A bonus for us as we were the only couple on board the bus.

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Mexico Part 2: Casas, Tours & Tacos

Seeing our Mexican, guitar-strumming friend play the exact same song set on the return ferry from Isla Mujeres, we could not wait to jump in our waiting taxi. One hour and 30 minutes later we arrive at Tulum, slowing for and passing various town checkpoints guarded by armed police. As I started to observe, the police and any other civil employee took a very relaxed approach to their jobs.

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Hartwood: NYC meets Caribbean

In two weeks in Tulum, Mexico, never did we have to queue for a meal. Until now. With a no reservation policy Hartwood was recommended to us by several friends. Opened in 2010 by New Yorkers just two months ago interest reached phenomenal levels with the release of a New York Times profile. Expectations were high.

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