Life in Playa and Chichen Itza

Going to Spanish lessons gives us a bit of a shape to our day.  We normally get up for about 7:30am, have breakfast and then pop over to the school for 9:30.  We finish at 1:30, and then have lunch at one of a number of taco places along the road.  After a quick trip […]

Dia de Muertos and a Mayan Village

Up early on Sunday to go on a trip to a Mayan household and village celebrating the Day of the Dead, Dia de Muertos, where they get together to celebrate and remember friends and family who have died. The trip only runs once a year (obviously J) and has only been run once before, so […]

Gatwick to Playa del Carmen

Well, our obsessive tracking of Hurrican Rina showed her weakening all the time, so our Saturday flight began to look like a runner.  We managed to check in online on Friday morning, so we had some confidence it would go.  To celebrate, we went and watched the changing of the guard.  Then back to Gatwick […]