Photos from Baby B’s first trip to Mexico

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Some photos from Baby B’s first trip to Mexico

We still haven’t come to terms with the fact that our time in hot, sunny Mexico has come to an end. So, like most sane people, rather than deal with the issue we’ve decided to crank up the heat and gas fireplace at home and pretend that we’re still on the beach with a colourful fruity cocktail in hand. Sadly, it’s not working.

Most of our time was spent at the resorts, the Gran Bahia Principe Akumal (near Tulum) and the Iberostar Del Mar (near Playa del Carmen), which was a welcomed change of pace. Normally we would venture into town, seek an outdoor adventure or visit a cultural landmark like Chitzen Itza, but we felt like we needed to just unplug and unwind on this trip.

We’ve traveled to Mexico to attend a friend’s wedding and also celebrate our 5-year wedding anniversary, so we’ve decided that this trip is all about relaxing and spending time together as a family.

Here are some of our photos…

Baby B LOVED the beach (can we really call him “Baby B” anymore? He’s getting so big!). He spent hours waddling through the soft sand and sitting in the shallow waters waiting for a wave to wash up and splash him.

When he lost his balance he would fall forward, planting both hands deep into the sand. He liked the strange feeling at first, but then he held both hands high above his head, looking at us with confusion and slight panic. He hates getting his hands dirty, so he whimpers and shakes his hands frantically, hoping we’ll come and wipe them off. It’s quite comical.

The morning #beach scene here at the #iberostar in the Mayan Riviera, #Mexico

The beach at the Iberostar

Baby B geared up and ready to hit the beach

When in #Mexico ... Tequila!

When in Mexico…Tequila!

This big guy likes to hang out beside our door... He's scared the crap out of us most of the time!

This big iquana liked to hang out beside our room. He scared the crap out of us most of the time!

Good morning from the Mayan Riviera in #Mexico

The morning beach scene at Gran Bahia Principe Akumal

We've arrived at the Iberostar Del Mar, the resort we were married at. We love that the residents are still here!

Pink flamingos in the outdoor lobby of the Iberostar Del Mar

Today's mission is to maximize our time here... Challenge accepted!

Pool bliss at the Iberostar Del Mar

Baby B likes the view!

Baby B checking out the morning surf

Late morning beach views on the coast of the Mayan Rivieria in #Mexico

Late afternoon beach views of the sparkling Caribbean

Fun at the beach

Having some fun on the beach

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This photo sums up why we love visiting the Mayan Riviera

the beach in #Mexico

The beach at the Gran Bahia Principe Akumal near Tulum – here is our video from that resort

Have you visited the Mayan Riviera in Mexico?

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