Monday, July 11, 2016

Our Last Excursion

¡Hola a todos!

We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for following us! This week has been full of excitement: we went on our longest excursion!

Let's begin!

MONDAY


Happy 4th of July!! We had pizza and drinks to celebrate it!!!!













Afternoon Activities

We changed the day for sports since we wanted to do something fun on Wednesday: we wanted to watch Independence Day 2!

Unfortunately, the weather was against us. It was pouring and we had to cancel sports. But the rain didn't stop us from having fun! We played some music and danced!!!








WEDNESDAY


We had an optional activity on Wednesday: we went to the movies! Many of our students had expressed their wish to watch "Independence Day 2." So decided to go together!!!







FRIDAY


It was the start of our weekend-long trip to Tulum! We arrived at our school at 7:45am and we headed to our first stop along the way: Punta Laguna.
Punta Laguna is part of a natural reserve for spider monkeys in the Yucatan Peninsula. He formed three teams and we set off to explore the jungle and spot some monkeys!!
















After spotting some spider monkeys, we  cooled off in a lagoon!

































After having lots of fun in the water, it was time for us to head to our final destination: Tulum

We settled down in our bedrooms and then we went to explore the town and eat dinner.

SATURDAY


Saturday was a busy day!!! We had breakfast in the morning and then we went to see and explore the Mayan ruins at Tulum. It was a VERY HOT and HUMID day!!!!

Tulum

























After touring around the ruins, it was time to do some snorkeling!!!!


















After snorkeling, it was beach time!!!







SUNDAY


Sunday was our last day in Tulum... we bid farewell to Tulum and headed back to Mérida! But we made a stop along the way: we visited the town of Valladolid!

Valladolid 


We had a Yucatecan lunch at a restaurant that had a view of a wonderful cenote.


There was a dance show at the restaurant as well!
















A VERY SPECIAL SECTION.... PICTURES TAKEN BY OUR STUDENTS!

During our excursion in Tulum, we asked our students to share some pictures and videos with you... In this section you will find some of the pictures taken by the students!!!!
Enjoy!!






















I also have some wonderful videos!!! I´ll post them during this week! So please look forward to our second Post!!!




8 comments:

  1. What a great week! Thanks, Sonia!!!

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    1. You're welcome! It was a great week indeed!

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  2. Beautiful photos, beautiful locations!

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    1. Yes! Tulum is absolutely beautiful!!!! I think our favorite part was snorkeling... and seeing some sea turtles!!

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  3. I am enjoying all of the wonderful pics.
    M. Gilbert

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    1. Wonderful! I´m glad you like them! Some of our students have taken over 800 pictures! I'm sure you'll love them all!

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