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Adventure Activities in Cancun - Try if you dare

by Nina Stampfl. Posted Oct 21st 2010 04:17 PM
Adventure Activity Cancun

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An adventure activity in Cancun is by no means restricted to snorkeling and scuba diving in the Caribbean. With the world's second largest barrier reef offshore, it would be a sad thing to leave Cancun without having explored its underwater worlds in one way or another. A special adventure awaits you close to an island north of Cancun, where you can swim and snorkel with sea giants and whale sharks. Cavern diving in cenotes is another of Cancun's typical adventure experiences.
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5 Best Photo Opportunities in Cancun

by Nina Stampfl. Posted Oct 21st 2010 04:16 PM
Photo Opportunities Cancun

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Cancun easily beats other travel destinations when it comes to the best spots your lens can catch and pursuing your travel photography hobby. The turquoise crystalline Caribbean waters alone assure the best photo opportunities Cancun can offer. Much more than that, you have the Riviera Maya, a 90-mile coastal strip with the world's second largest barrier reef. There is also Cozumel Island, with its beautiful beaches and snorkeling and diving locations, there are ecological water parks with all kinds of fun activities and, to top that, the ruins of ancient Mayan cities and cultural sites.
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Acapulco Mythbusters

by Nina Stampfl. Posted Oct 21st 2010 04:03 PM
Acapulco Mythbusters

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Acapulco – just a vacation resort built up in modern times, or a city with a long tradition and exciting history, where even buccaneers and corsairs play a prominent role? Acapulco's cliff divers are world famous. But were the Acapulqueños (inhabitants of Acapulco) really the first ones to jump down rocks from breathtaking altitudes into the wild sea below? What is true and what is false? Let's see if the Acapulco mythbusters among you can detect the facts from the fiction:
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Cancun Mythbusters

by Nina Stampfl. Posted Oct 20th 2010 04:16 PM
Cancun Mythbusters

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Cancun is a wonderful holiday destination known for its white sandy beaches, beautiful diving spots and party nights – not really a place one would expect to be surrounded by urban myths. Cancun, however, has long been a legend, namely by the story of how it was founded. Centuries ago, pirates and corsairs were cruising the Caribbean waters around the islands offshore from Cancun. And even more centuries ago, the Mayas inhabiting the region practiced religious rituals that would seem strange to us. These offer enough material for scary urban legends in Cancun. True or false? We're putting Cancun mythbusters to the test!
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Adventure Activities in Acapulco - Try if You Dare

by Nina Stampfl. Posted Oct 19th 2010 04:04 PM
Adventure Activity Acapulco

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Acapulco has a lot more to offer than relaxing beach vacations. The thrill of Acapulco's nights is incomparable. Dancing until sunrise in one of the gigantic world-renowned discos is a special experience for any Acapulco visitor. Vacationers who look for adrenaline kicks won't miss out on adventure activity in Acapulco. Jet skiing, sky coaster ride and wreck diving are just some of the amusements on offer here.
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5 Best Photo Opportunies in Acapulco

by Nina Stampfl. Posted Oct 19th 2010 04:03 PM
Photo Opportunies Acapulco

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Acapulco is still a classic among Mexican vacation destinations, and it's a wonderful place for those who enjoy travel photography as a hobby. The marvelous natural bay twinkles colorfully at night and is most romantic with the light of sunset – the ideal time for photo opportunities. Acapulco is very scenic in other ways as well, from water and amusement parks to yacht rides and more.
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