Isla Mujeres (Island Week 5)

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 the very northern tip of the island. Almost every picture of Isla Mujeres includes one moped scooter or golf cart. There are 1500 scooters on the island and…

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