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Mexico 2016


Mexico 2016 baby!

Efter Galapagos fløj jeg direkte mod Cancun i Mexico.

Turen tog dog en uheldig drejning, da jeg mistede min pung i lufthavnen i Bogata, hvor jeg havde en mellemlanding. Derfor missede jeg mit fly, da jeg stod uden en krone på mig. Heldigvis fandt jeg den igen, og fik en ny gratis billet af Avianca (stor kærlighed til dem), så jeg kunne komme med en flyver 8 timer senere.

Jeg havde dog en lang kamp med banken, eftersom de ikke ville åbne mine spærrede kort igen, men det lykkedes da også til sidst. Heldigvis, jeg var jo ved at dø at sult!

Jeg ankom sen aften til Cancun i Mexico, og fandt en shuttle som kunne tage mig til byen.

Cancun og dykning af undervandsmuséet

Jeg brugte en del tid i Cancun på stranden. De havde en lækker strand oppe i hotelområdet, med azurblåt hav og hvid sand. Men hold da op det var varmt. Derfor havde jeg da også lige en enkelt dag, jeg valgt at bruge under havets overfalde, nemlig for at dykke undervandsmuséet i Cancun.

Dykning her, er lavet for at turister ikke ødelægger korallerne andetsteds. Det er jo faktisk ret smart. Undervandsmuséet består af en masse statuer, samt biler og andre kunstværker under overfalden. Dykning er super nemt, da maks dybden er på 10 meter, sigtbarheden er 25m+ og der ikke var det der lignede strøm i vandet. Jeg dykkede med Scuba Cancun, som klart kan anbefales.

Jeg mødte en del folk på mit hostel, 2 af dem Lucy og George, brugte jeg en del tid med. Vi tog blandt andet bussen til Playa del Carmen, og brugte en hyggelig dag der. Det ligger en time fra Cancun i bus. Busserne kører hvert kvarter og indtil midnat, så hvis du engang besøger Cancun, så skal du også til Playa del Carmen.

Chichen Itza turen

Når man er i Cancun, så skulle man da være et skarn, hvis ikke man tog en tur til Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza er på listen over verdens 7 nye vidundere, og er derfor et besøg værd.

Jeg bookede en tur derhen med George og Lucy, samt nogle flere fra vores hostel med en stor bus. Turen fra Cancun til Chichen Itza tager omkring 2 timer, så det er overkommeligt. På vejen fik vi også et lokalt måltid, blev velsignet af en shaman, og så en masse af Mexico. Vi ankom til Chichen Itza, som er en kæmpe stor turistmagnet. Heldigvis har de en masse andre ting man kan se, som hvor Maya’erne boede, hvor de spillede Mesoamerikansk Boldspil, som for øvrigt også blev brugt til rivaliserende klaner. De har store templer, og området omkring er faktisk ret stort. Derfor var det også muligt at få et billede af Chichen Itza uden folk, som i kan se i galleriet.

Efter at have bagt derinde, der var 43 grader, i et par timer, tog vi så turen tilbage mod Cancun. På vej tilbage stoppede vi i Valladolid lidt tid, for at se lidt af byen. Alt i alt en ret god dag.

Playa del Carmen og Tulum ruinerne

Den sidste tid i Mexico, gik med lidt flere strandture til Playa del Carmen. Hvis man tager bussen en time længere sydpå, kommer man til Tulum ruinerne. Tulum er ligeledes en gammel Maya by, hvor en del af templerne er velbevarede. Derudover er det en af de eneste byer, hvis ikke den eneste, Maya by der ligger ud til vandet. Det vil sige, at når man er på besøg, kan man sagtens lige tage en svømmetur ude i det azurblå hav. Så husk badetøj, hvis du nogensinde planlægger at tage herhen.

De sidste par dage, inden turen gik mod Miami, gik tiden mest bare med at slappe af ved poolen, få en øl eller tre med folkene fra mit hostel, tage på G&T bar og hygge mig.

Morten Toft Holm

Morten Toft Holm er en eventyrlysten nørd, der skriver lidt om sit liv og sine rejser herinde. Jeg er svært glad for at tage billeder, som du også kan se herinde. Jeg er Rescue Diver, og elsker verden under havets overflade. Skriv en kommentar herunder, hvis du har ris/ros eller spørgsmål til mig. ;)

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