7.12.09

A Tippett Family Vacation

Cancun, Quintana Roo



The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort has three continuous infinity pools. Most days, we arrived shortly after 9:00 and stayed until 4:00ish. Even then, we had to drag the kids away. It was rough. Em couldn't get enough of the water slide and Ryker was pretty impressed with lunch and refreshments at the swim-up pool bar. The final wall of the infinity pool is visible in the photo below and if you look really close, you'll see Ryan and Ryker waiting their turn at the top of the slide.








And as usual, Ryker got a kick out of being thoroughly abused by that Uncle Todd. ;)




We decided to visit Isla Mujeres, per my father's recommendation, and loved it. Everything about this excursion was just our style. Upon disembarking the ferry, we grabbed a map, rented a couple of golf carts and set out to see what we could see. Now I'm the first to admit I'd rather sight see than navigate and am pretty miserable at doing them simultaneously but there were only a couple of minor navigational errors. ;) Isla Mujeres is five miles long and barely 100 yards across in some areas. It is so rich in color. I love color!

We found a beautiful beach complete with free (yes, I said FREE) beach chairs and a convenient grass hut grill with breakfast tacos AND hotcakes on the menu. We enjoyed the tranquil surf of Playa Norte for a while and then meandered on to a turtle sanctuary. We later enjoyed grilled Amberjack tacos, called tikinshik, at a little beach cafe on the opposite end of the island. They were so good! Eat your heart out Lane W. :)







3 comments:

Log home living said...

Wow--what a trip. Looks like wonderful memories were made!

Rosalyn R. Tippett said...

Nothing provokes a belly laugh from Todd more than shenanigans with Ryker.

Pete and Ash said...

Hey!! It was so lovely to see you & have a short catch up! =) Your kids are too darn cute!! Love having a peak at your blog!! Not sure if you have our's but it's peteandashmalone.blogspot.com Hope all's well!! Enjoy the holidays!