This past weekend brought two days of snow, wind, and chilly temperatures. Yes, it is technically spring, but it’s still feeling like winter. England is not special in this respect. According to the weather channel, the continuing chill and all that comes with it are blanketing large swaths of the States right now. Mainland Europe isn’t being spared either. Shall we all throw another log on the fire, pull up that down comforter, or pour another cup of steaming cocoa? Or, shall we look at some photos to remind us of what sunshine is like?
In November, also feeling the chill, I posted Dreaming of Bermuda. In response, Raye from Jots from a Small Apt. put in a request for a late winter post for more sun, palm trees, blue water, and “almost like being there” warmth. I thought now might be a good time to honor that request so…this post goes out to Raye and all of you out there who are in need of some virtual sunshine. Enjoy Cozumel!
For a much-needed holiday in January 2007, my husband and I chose to stay at the Cozumel Palace, an all-inclusive resort in San Miguel de Cozumel, which is the largest city on the island. We definitely enjoyed lounging by the pool, soaking up the sun while sipping tropical beverages, but there’s only so much sun a person’s winter-pale skin can take. So we rented a jeep and drove inland to visit the Mayan ruins of San Gervasio located in the heart of Cozumel.
But when we got to San Gervasio, we felt the full force of the tropical heat, I suspect, just as the Mayans must have experienced it so many years ago.
We took the time to visit the entire site, but were really feeling the heat by the end, so we continued on to the island’s eastern coast where the breeze blew in off the ocean.