For some reason when I was picking excursions for this Caribbean trip I was feeling very adventurous. One, because my husband was coming and I knew that laying on a beautiful beach all day wasn’t going to cut it for him. And two, it was a great opportunity to do something I’d otherwise never do. Not to mention it gives me something really cool to share with you!
Lately I’ve been up for doing off the beaten path type of things (like how I did trapeze for my 31st birthday). So when I saw Rio Secreto — The Amazing Secret River & Cave Tour as an excursion option for the Cozumel/Mexico on the cruise, I immediately thought yep, that’s it. I signed up thinking we’d like walk through the caves, and maybe get a little wet. Waist-level type of thing.
I was wrong. Very wrong.
First of all, it was pouring. I mean, it’s Mexico, so it’s hot and the rain usually comes and goes, but it there was no going, just coming. I mean, it was a jungle. So I was already cold and then I found out we were wearing wet suits, which I thought, great — I’ll be warm. I definitely think it helped a lot, but I’m always cold, so 75 degree water, underground, when it’s not really that hot outside because it’s pouring … I was cold the entire tour. The rain really had no effect on the tour though.
Continue reading for the rest of my cave experience in the Riviera Maya!