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Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 03-02-2009
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By Alaska Ang
We just returned and stayed in a 2 bedroom 2 bath...

We just returned and stayed in a 2 bedroom 2 bath condo at Porto Playa which is a block off of the beach and fifth. We loved the flexibility. We aren't AI types either, and liked having...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 03-02-2009
Replies: 71
Views: 5,251
Posted By Alaska Ang
We always tip the maid service, our drivers, tour...

We always tip the maid service, our drivers, tour guides etc, pretty much anyone in the service industry. Generally the pay is not comensurate with the work, whether in the US or Mexico, and tips...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 03-02-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 2,008
Posted By Alaska Ang
I don't read the OP as in place of a tip, but...

I don't read the OP as in place of a tip, but rather in addition to. We always tip well and we also give gifts. I think the forethought is a nice gesture.

My hubby bought fishing related Alaska...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 02-25-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Alaska Ang
Have fun! We just returned and absolutely loved...

Have fun! We just returned and absolutely loved it. Be sure to stop by Bad Boys on Thursday or Saturday. Great margaritas, cold beer and live music right on the beach.
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 02-25-2009
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By Alaska Ang
We just returned last night. We used only pesos....

We just returned last night. We used only pesos. There are a couple places on 5th that quote prices in USD, but not many. Off of 5th, only pesos.
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 02-11-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 4,183
Posted By Alaska Ang
I ordered a few two pieces from Venus with...

I ordered a few two pieces from Venus with different top styles. The triangle tops definitely run smaller than stated. Both that I ordered are going back. The enhancer bra top on the other hand is...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 02-10-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 4,431
Posted By Alaska Ang
We've never purchased it before this trip, but...

We've never purchased it before this trip, but after reading about the possible medical expensese if something should happen, I doubt we will ever leave the country again without it. We got ours...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 02-06-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Alaska Ang
Can't say how they are yet, since we will be...

Can't say how they are yet, since we will be there next week.... but after reading and reading and reading, we decided on the Chichen Itza trip through this site, an all day trip to Xcaret, and one...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 02-06-2009
Replies: 200
Views: 11,230
Posted By Alaska Ang
Wear whatever you want and live a little! It's a...

Wear whatever you want and live a little! It's a vacation and should be enjoyed to the fullest. I ordered 6 or 7 suits in various styles (one pieces, bikinis, and even a mono-kini). I'm a 16 and...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 01-31-2009
Replies: 99
Views: 69,064
Posted By Alaska Ang
Well said Bumper. I'm a newbie here, maybe...

Well said Bumper.

I'm a newbie here, maybe even a noobie:rolleyes:, but have been a regular on other forums for years. Compared to some of the others that I have frequented, this forum is pretty...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 01-29-2009
Replies: 52
Views: 3,214
Posted By Alaska Ang
Been there! It gets easier once you're done...

Been there! It gets easier once you're done planning. Then gets worse again just before you go. We're down to the last 2 weeks of waiting.:D
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 01-24-2009
Replies: 97
Views: 4,673
Posted By Alaska Ang
Thanks for the tip on 6pm.com.... I'm loving...

Thanks for the tip on 6pm.com.... I'm loving it. My shopping cart is loaded :) and my bank account is in shock!
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 01-24-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By Alaska Ang
Recommendations for Restaurants with Vegan Options?

I tried to search for this but didn't really find anything. We are coming down to PDC in three weeks and our daughter's friend who is travelling with us is Vegan.

We're staying at a condo and...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 01-23-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Alaska Ang
Do you know if they fill up early so that you...

Do you know if they fill up early so that you need to book ahead of time? We have a few days at the end of the trip and I think this would be great fun, but don't want to preplan too much in case we...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-27-2008
Replies: 121
Views: 8,663
Posted By Alaska Ang
and it's more useful than just listening to the...

and it's more useful than just listening to the radio.
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-27-2008
Replies: 121
Views: 8,663
Posted By Alaska Ang
Thanks all. 70 times before it sinks in?! That...

Thanks all. 70 times before it sinks in?! That seems like a lot, but it makes sense. I studied Spanish in HS and college, but was never really fluent and that was quite some time ago.
I at least...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-26-2008
Replies: 121
Views: 8,663
Posted By Alaska Ang
Thank you. I didn't want to change my current...

Thank you. I didn't want to change my current pronunciation only to find out that I should not have. Our primary travel will be within Mexico.
Also, I know that currently I hear in Spanish,...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-26-2008
Replies: 121
Views: 8,663
Posted By Alaska Ang
Question regarding pronunciation. I just got the...

Question regarding pronunciation. I just got the Fluenz Spanish learning software. They pronounce "y" and "ll" as more of a "j". From my Spanish classes in highschool and college, these sounded...
Forum: Peep Stuff 09-21-2008
Replies: 105
Views: 7,239
Posted By Alaska Ang
We'll be there 2/15 through 2/24 and would love...

We'll be there 2/15 through 2/24 and would love to meet up.

Anyone interested in sharing a 3/4 day fishing trip the 16th or 17th?
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,856
Posted By Alaska Ang
dudette - And I guess I didn't phrase that...

dudette - And I guess I didn't phrase that clearly - The buses in Mazatlan were nothing like the picture you posted. Your pic has me considering the bus, but more for just getting around to other...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,856
Posted By Alaska Ang
Hmm... my thoughts for the private were this: no...

Hmm... my thoughts for the private were this: no stress & will take me right to the hotel. And the only other place in Mexico that I've been to was Mazatlan and I don't remember the busses there...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,856
Posted By Alaska Ang
Even with luggage?

Even with luggage?
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-21-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Alaska Ang
My sentiments exactly! I have problems with more...

My sentiments exactly! I have problems with more than just corn, but it's the worst. I'm having tests done in the next couple weeks and hoping there isn't too much else that I'm not already aware...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-21-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 2,856
Posted By Alaska Ang
You can reserve here under trip planning. For...

You can reserve here under trip planning. For the four of us it will be $78 each way. It's pretty competitive to what I've found elsewhere. We are going to use the service getting to Playa from...
Forum: General - Playa del Carmen 09-21-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Alaska Ang
Yep, I'm a fanatic when it comes to reading...

Yep, I'm a fanatic when it comes to reading labels. As long as there are labels, I should be okay shopping. I will study up on all of the spanish translations for corn products so that I can...
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