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Isla Mujeres (Island Week 5)

Wednesday, 29th September 2010 by

Cozumel may be the best-known island off the coast of the Yucatán, but Isla Mujeres rivals—if not surpasses—the beauty of that vacation destination. As this sign will tell you, Isla Mujeres is the easternmost point of Mexico. In fact, it’s fewer than 140 kilometres to Cuba. Isla Mujeres is a long, skinny island. In places it’s less than 100 metres wide. Here’s a fellow working on some resort property at…

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