The Sights and Sounds of Cozumel
One of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the world can be found at Cozumel which is just south of Cancun and across Riviera Maya. Dubbed as one of the best diving destinations in the world, it has amazingly crystal clear waters and the worlds second largest barrier reef, the Palancar. The Chichen Itza was the capital of ancient Maya and is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World which can be included in your Mexico vacation tour when you visit Cozumel. Visit other interesting archaeological sites of the Mayan empire like the Mayan port and walled fortress of Tulum, the jungle forest where Coba and an authentic Mayan community is located, the Mayan astronomical observatory Castillo Real and the Ixchel-dedicated site of San Gervasio. You will definitely need a lot of time at Cozumel with all these and more at Cozumel. The list of attractions in Cozumel is quite long.
Swimming with the Dolphins in Mexico
You get the chance to swim with the amazing dolphins of Mexico when you include a visit to these amazing centers. Get up close and personal with these sea mammals in a protected environment and discover how intelligent and friendly they can really be. Several dolphin centers or dolphinariums are open in Mexico for visitors to get this chance. Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya region are popular tourist destinations not only for their incredible waters but also for the swimming with the dolphins facilities. In Cabo San Lucas Marina is the Cabo Dolphin Center that is considered as one of the most exclusive dolphin centers in the world. Atlantida is located in the Wet n Wild aquatic park of Cancun and has dolphins in the fenced open waters. The biggest dolphinarium chain in the Mexican Caribbean is the Delphinus with centers at Xcaret, Xel-Ha and the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen. You can play, swim and interact with the dolphins right In the waters at these dolphinarums. For dolphin lovers, this activity is really a once in a lifetime experience.
Unforgettable Sites in the Riviera Maya
The first thing that pops up in mind when you think of the Riviera Maya is the famous historic archaeological sites. Going on a trip to the old cities of the Mayans will give you a glimpse of these ancient civilizations. The Chichen Itza is one of the major cities of the Mayan Empire, being its capital where you can go up the Castillo or the grand pyramid and peek at the observatory of ancient astronomers where the most accurate calendars was created. Tulum is another great destination, the only walled city of the Mayans which conveniently overlooks the waters and the beachfront. For more adventures, there are still so many interesting sighs in Riviera Maya. Other attractions in the Riviera Maya region are Xcaret which is a Mayan-themed ecological park and Xel-Ha with its many coves, lagoons and caves. A Mayan Temple can also be found in Isla Mujeres where you can also indulge in water adventures while Isla Contoy has fine sand beaches and rows of palm trees that you can relax under. The Riviera Maya should definitely be included in your Mexico vacations as its not only relaxing but mentally enriching experience as well.
Dazzling Underwater World of Mexico
There are a lot of diving options for diving professionals and amateur who want to explore the rich marine life of Mexico. You get different diving experiences when you dive in the Pacific Ocean on the west coast, the Caribbean Sea, the cenote or sinkhole diving and diving at the worlds second largest reef, the Great Maya Barrier Reef. The cities of Cozumel, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta provide very good diving spots too. Cozumel has coastline reefs and intricate underwater landscape with dramatic cliffs, canyons and colorful plants that makes it so popular among divers. The shallow and multicolored reefs of Playa del Carmen or Chinchorro Banks leading to the Great Maya Barrier Reef are ever popular in Cancun. The nearby islands and bays and sea creatures like whale sharks, dolphins, sea turtles and tropical fishes make Puerto Vallarta a very interesting and famous dive spot. There are several other diving sites in Cabo San Lucas and La Paz that will give you a beautiful tour of the underwater landscapes.
It’s back! The World’s Greatest Drag Race returns with twelve of the world’s best supercars and sports cars for 2013 facing off in an epic quarter-mile sprint for glory… and ultimate bragging rights! This year’s field includes all twelve contenders from Motor Trend’s 2013 Best Driver’s Car Powered by Mobil 1 (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialMobil1). We have the Nissan GT-R Track Edition, SRT Viper, Jaguar F-Type V-8 S, Aston Martin Vanquish, Mercedes-Benz E63 S AMG, Bentley Continental GT Speed, Porsche Cayman S, Audi R8 V-10 Plus, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series, BMW M6, Ford Focus ST and Porsche 911 Carrera 4S — all gathered together on an abandoned airstrip at El Toro Marine Base to find out which car is the fastest. Obviously these twelve competitors display a wide range of power and performance, not to mention price tags. So why are we lining them all up again for one gigantic, over-the-top drag race? It’s simple… Because We Can!
World’s Greatest Drag Race 3 concludes our special 2013 Best Driver’s Car Week here on the Motor Trend youtube channel (http://www.youtube.com/motortrend) and on MotorTrend.com (http://www.motortrend.com). We hope you’ve enjoyed all of this week’s videos and we look forward to rolling out an all-new batch of amazing cars and amazing videos for you next year for Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car.
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