8/28/12

La Plaza Downtown

Good Morning! I hope everyone is having a great start to their weeks.  I am in good spirits knowing I have a three day weekend coming up.  I am currently deciding if I want to do something like a little cabin in the mountains, or just save that money and do some fun things around here instead.  Leaning towards the latter since I just came back from Mexico two weeks ago, but my wanderlust has no end and I feel restless until I am planning my next little adventure. Sometimes I think I should become a travel agent because I love planning trips, but with so many online booking sites, I feel like that industry is crashing.
Outfit Details:
Dress: c/o American Apparel
Scarf: vintage/ thrifted
Sandals & Purse: gift from mom
      These photos are from the afternoon of our trip where we decided to venture to the downtown area of Cozumel.  It was beautiful, with the shops on one side of the street and the beautiful water on the other.  It was a ghost town though, as there was no cruise ships in the harbor and we went in around 3 so the dinner crowd was not out yet.  That and the fact that it was about 5 million degrees! I am really glad that we saw the town and went into some of the little shops, but honestly it was really hard to be walking around when all you wanted to do was be in air conditioning inside, or at the beach swimming.  I absolutely loved the bursts of primary colors that they use to decorate the store fronts and the plaza with.  After about an hour or two we decided to hunt down some fish tacos and Margaritas and call it a day.
      The funniest part of exploring downtown was witnessing the rivalry between the fisherman and pelican you see in the photos above.  The fisherman would catch his fish and prepare them on the rocky beach each day, and mister pelican would know exactly what time to show up to try and poach his dinner.  The fisherman was throwing scraps to the other gulls you see flying around, but the pelican hovered in the distance for awhile, and then behind the man's back, slowly shuffled closer and closer.   When the man spotted the bird he started screaming Spanish obscenities at the pelican, waving and kicking. Let's just say you could tell they were well acquainted!

30 comments:

  1. another lovely post, love the birds!

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  2. If I ever get a boat I'm totally naming it Lol-Ha! I love the crochet style top of your dress, very pretty. :)
    Faye x

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  3. I'm still in love with this dress and bag! Also, I wish I could travel all the time. Being a travel agent would definitely have it's perks. Or maybe a flight attendant? Decisions, decisions... Ahaha the fisherman's rivalry with the pelicans is hilarious!

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  4. beautiful pictures & cute outfit. i really like your bright purse and scarf paired with that dress :)
    Oh, My

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  5. Fish tacos and margs. Ahh the good life. Love the shots. The look is great. I would have never thought of something like that. You're broadening my horizons (:

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  6. haha, that's funny about the pelican and fisherman. I love the pictures, especially the one of the gulls. Such a great shot!

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  7. I love that outfit!! The dress is gorgeous and I love the bright accessories you matched it with. I bet the fisherman/pelican rivalry was very amusing to watch!

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  8. gorgeous look!! love the colorful scarf:))

    Leonor
    thesparklinglemon.blogspot.com

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  9. i'm totally the opposite- i hate planning trips, i just want to go on them! and you're so lucky you live so close to the mountains that you could just make a weekend trip out of it. and looove what you wore here- especially with the little scarf. so pretty

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  10. Ooh I do love that dress, and how you wore it!
    I love planning everything. Lists lists lists.

    Rachel

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  11. Looks like you're having fun!

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  12. love your dress and great shots!

    http://forallthatjas.blogspot.com/

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  13. I wanted to be a travel agent when I was younger. :) It's sort of sad that that industry is disappearing, although the internet definitely makes traveling easier for us travelbugs! This trip sounds like a really nice time. I have spent very little time in Mexico and I would love to go back for an extended visit. Everything looks so colorful!

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  14. Wow I haven't been to Cozumel in a long time! Such pretty pics! I love how you tied your scarf, how did you do it?

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  15. That's a funny story about the pelican :) I like the pictures too, and everything is very colorful indeed, just like your outfit - very pretty :)But I can imagine that the scarf made you sweat even more ;)

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  16. You look beautiful, amazing photos:)

    I'm inviting to my blog!

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  17. being a travel agent would be fun - but indeed, i know no one who uses one. i do all my own stuff online too! i love picking out things to do and finding all the great places. and this outfit! i love the white dress with the colored accents - you look so pretty and happy in all the photos too. love these.

    <3 katherine
    of corgis and cocktails

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  18. Now that looks like the part of Mexico I went to! What a funny story about the pelican. It kind of reminds me of something you'd read in one of those parable children't books...ha! Of course I am just dying over that little lavender dress - such an underrated color that I wish I had more of in my closet. Really digging your bright accessories too! I'm with you, I think being a travel agent would be quite a lovely job :) I could never lose interest in finding new places to explore! xo Marisa

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  19. The carpenter was a pelican wasn't he?

    I'll leave this here regardless, it's fitting--I promise:

    O Oysters,' said the Carpenter,
    You've had a pleasant run!
    Shall we be trotting home again?'
    But answer came there none —
    And this was scarcely odd, because
    They'd eaten every one.

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  20. very cool blog. I love lookignfoward to little holidays! I'm going away son and am counting down the days! xx
    haemeandrobecca.blogspot.com xxx

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    please follow with GFC, just leave me a comment and I'll follow u back!
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  22. I enjoy all of the little bits of color that you tied into that outfit. (: Also... now I want to go to Mexico.

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  23. Loving the photos! Looks like a lot of fun. That AA dress looks good on you!
    xo,
    nancy

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  24. Let's add Cozumel to my Wanderlust list!!!!

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  25. love everything!

    Visit my blog? xx Miss Beatrix (http://missbeatrix.blogspot.com)

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