Saturday, January 09, 2021

A Bit of Highway 307

There was no rush to get out of Tulum. The check out time at the hotel was noon, but we started walking to the other end of town at around 11:00 am. 

As today was Saturday, many of the busses were full. We stood in line at 11:30 but could only book tickets on the 1:00 pm bus to Tulum. We could've ridden on a frequent Colectivo shuttle van, but instead took the extra hour of waiting time to sit in the park near the Municipal buildings. After a while, we sauntered back to the bus station and sat there too. A nice breeze blew through the waiting area.
  Waiting on a Bench Waiting in the Bus Station  
Our bus left right on time. It was one of the most expensive ones as I think the prices increase during peak times. It was more than twice the price of getting to Tulum. Still, a single $US 4.80 ticket didn't break the bank. The highway to Playa del Carment took around an hour. We didn't see either a deer or cougar although the road signs warning of their presence.
  Returning to Playa del Carmen

From the Playa del Carmen central station, we slung our backpacks over our shoulders and headed home.


No comments:

2010 Games (23) 3-D Printing (15) Adobe Premiere Elements (4) AirAsia (11) Alaska (4) Alaska Cruise 2019 (14) Alaskan Cruise 2001 (8) Alberta (14) AllegiantAir (9) almsgiving (4) Amazon (45) American Somoa (1) Amsterdam (9) analog (13) Android TV Box (34) Apple Inc (17) Arts and Literature (20) Aspire Z 24 (5) Australia (4) Bahrain (32) balcony (120) Bali 2018-19 (57) Bangladesh 2020 (10) Bathroom Reno (4) BBS (7) BC Ferries (17) BC-WA Road Trip 2013 (6) BCIT (333) beach (66) beer (56) Bella Coola Road Trip (11) Bellingham (28) bikes (16) biryani (19) Bloedel (8) blogging (232) Bret (53) briefcase (6) British Columbia (173) Brunei (1) Bulk Barn (9) Burma (Myanmar) (17) Burnaby Lake (1) Cairo 2015 (4) Cambodia (20) camcorder (49) Canada (103) Canada Day (24) Canadian Superstore (66) Carnarvon Place (51) cars (66) Central America 2011 (36) China (9) China and Malaysia 2011 (26) Christmas (94) Christmas in Cancun (6) Class of 1977 (14) Coastal Cruise 2006 (12) coffee (6) Columbia Station (10) Columbia Station Noise Problem (7) Columbia Street (38) community gardens (8) Como Lake (1) complaints (94) computer (1) computer lab (21) computers (145) Countries Visited (9) COVID-19 (55) Cozumel (1) credit card (12) cross-Canada (12) Cruise to New Zealand 2017 (48) Cuba 2018 (12) dentist (9) Desert Southwest (23) Dictionary (2) digital camera (123) digital picture (37) dinosaurs (5) Don (24) drinks (28) driving (41) drones (30) Dubai (61) Duck Swap (38) Duolingo (3) early retirement (93) Ecoped (17) Electric Vehicles (29) email (56) errands (196) Eurotrip 2005 (30) Eurotrip 2007 (41) Eurotrip 2010 (40) EVO Car Share (4) father (21) feelings (353) Fiji (2) file archives (30) financial (1) fireworks (10) flash memory (20) Flickr (253) Flickr slide show (31) Flipboard (9) flora and fauna (112) Florida (1) flying (77) food (254) Fraser River (112) futurecast (20) games (20) glasses (16) Google (82) Google Earth (23) Google Home (25) government (57) GPS (36) grandmothers (11) Grouse Mountain (1) growler (4) Halloween (4) hard disk (14) hardware (52) Harrison Hot Springs (6) Hawaii (9) Hawaiian Shirts (10) HDTV (58) health (85) Hollywood (4) Hong Kong (8) Hulu (10) humour (43) Hurghada 2015 (6) Hurghada 2016 (4) Hyack Parade (9) Hyundai KONA Electric (48) IKEA (12) In-front-of-series (6) India (26) Indonesia (10) Instagram (1) Internet (294) IP (24) Ipoh 2019 (3) Italy (21) Italy 2008 (23) Jay's Surgery (28) Joel (86) Kenya (5) KIA Niro (7) Kiva (8) KL is ... (3) Krabi 2019 (3) Kuala Lumpur 2019 (75) Kuala Lumpur 2020 (47) Kuwait (27) Langkawi (4) Laos (10) Las Vegas (21) Last Will and Testament (1) Laurie (21) library (24) light bulbs (5) Linux (2) lists (33) London (8) Los Angeles (14) Luxor 2014 (7) maintenance (110) Malacca 2019 (4) Malaysia (16) mattress (5) Mavic Mini (27) Mediaplayer (29) Mediterranean Cruise 2017 (35) Mexican Cruise 2008 (13) Mexican Property (19) Mi band (21) Mini-Road Trip 2014 (8) Minuwangoda (37) money (204) monkeys (9) Moon Bugs (4) Mother (7) motorcycles (15) mountains (33) movie musical (18) movies (188) Mt. Baker (8) music (77) musical theatre (8) My YouTube (55) MyEV (42) n (1) National Geographic (11) NE/Canada Cruise 2019 (3) Near East Trip 2014 (33) Near East Trip Planning (9) Nearby Neighbourhood Parks of 2020 (21) Nepal (9) Net apps (88) netbook (20) Netflix (25) New Caledonia (3) New Westminster (698) New York City (32) New Zealand (8) NewWest filming (11) NH Trip (10) Niagara Falls (2) Nikon P900 (15) Nikon S9900 (21) Nile Cruise 2016 (4) Nvidia Shield TV (2) NYC2005 (17) NYC2009 (10) Okanagan (23) OnePlus (10) Ooma (6) opinions (253) Our 10-Year Plan (16) our ashes trip (1) Panama 2018 (10) Pandora (7) parade (6) Paris (12) passport (10) Pattaya 2018 (13) Pattullo Bridge (20) PBS (15) Penang 2011 (5) Penang 2017-18 (88) Penang Thaipusam (2) Persian (1) pets (54) Photo Sphere (14) Phuket 2019 (5) Pier Park (79) Pier West (6) pig (8) Pinterest (30) Pinto (10) podcasts (47) Port Moody (2) Portland (15) Portland Pride 2009 (6) printers (12) privacy rights (12) PS3 (30) Puerto Vallarta (46) Puerto Vallarta & Guadalajara 2010 (24) Puerto Vallarta 2012 (8) Puerto Vallarta 2013 (8) PVR (14) QR Code (7) Quay (28) Queen Victoria (13) Queen's Park (66) quotations (145) Qurna Market (7) Ranger (59) RC vehicles (9) relaxing (27) review (52) road trip (97) Royal City Mall (14) Royal City Star (10) RSS (22) Russia (2) San Francisco (18) sandals (12) Saudi Arabia (46) Scandinavian Cruise 2016 (24) sci-fi (22) SE Asia 2013 (53) searching (15) Seattle (27) SF Pride 2018 (1) sharing (31) shaving (9) Siem Reap (11) Siem Reap 2018 (34) Sigiriya (7) Simcoe Park (2) Singapore (5) SkyTrain (43) smartphone (102) social networking (132) software (63) soursop (6) Southwest Road Trip (8) souvenirs (17) Sri Lanka (107) Sri Lanka 2004 (54) Sri Lanka 2006 (29) Sri Lanka 2009 (35) Sri Lanka 2012/13 (95) Sri Lanka 2019/20 (88) Sri Lankan food (66) Sri Lankan Property (18) staff (4) Stanley Park (4) stars (34) Street View (35) students (102) Summer Lovers (4) Sunapee (72) Surf Internet (7) Surrey (48) T&T Supermarket (14) tablets (53) Taipei (5) technology (111) TED (1) telephone (46) television (171) temple (32) Tesla (2) Thailand (18) The Happiness Series (2) The Harbor Gameroom (16) the Maldives (1) The Wedding Weekend (6) the Wenas (29) Then and Now Images (3) thrift shop (24) Tile Trackers (2) Tim (64) Time Machine (2) Tipperary Park (45) to (1) tour (2) tourist shots (43) train (21) transit (61) travel planning (188) TRS-80 (6) Tulum (4) TuneIn (2) Tunis 2016 (6) Turkey (Country) (5) Vancouver (181) Vancouver Island (25) Vietnam (9) Villa Diletta (27) Walmart (46) Washington DC (16) weather (446) webcam (25) Week in Montreal 2019 (9) Windows (56) winter 2014-15 (149) Winter 2015-16 (161) winter 2015-16 (planning) (17) Winter 2016-17 (planning) (16) winter 2017-18 (planning) (7) winter 2018-19 (152) winter 2018-19 (planning) (14) Winter 2019-20 (135) winter 2019-20 planning (11) winter 2020 (1) Winter 2020-2021 (80) winter 2020-21 planning (11) World Vision (17) zip.ca (20)