Isla Mujeres

Enchanted Isle

April 9th, 2006 by Steve Bridger filed under Isla Mujeres, News

Photo: Maria de las MercedesThere’s no question Tammy Chase is enchanted by Isla Mujeres.

Meanwhile, Maria de las Mercedes took the photo on the right… and some others of the books, beads and batiks at  "Cosmic Cosas".

The used bookstore and internet café established by Molly Fisher and Genevieve Pritchard is a popular Avenida Matamoros hang-out on Isla Mujeres.

In brief…

Anne Banas gives away some of Isla’s secrets in this article in USA Today - March 9th

Day trip to Isla Mujeres

February 24th, 2006 by Steve Bridger filed under Isla Mujeres, Photos

Isla Mujeres escaped remarkably well from the wrath of Hurricane Wilma.

Eduardo García lives in Cancún and took a day trip to Isla Mujeres on Saturday.

He took the car ferry from Punta Sam for the 45-minute crossing to the island. You get a good view of Playa Norte on the approach to the jetty downtown.

Check the status of the hotels on Isla Mujeres

Footprint author’s impressions of Cancún

December 8th, 2005 by Steve Bridger filed under Cancún, Isla Mujeres

Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres - Nov 28, 2005Travel writer Peter Hutchison took this photo on November 28th. It shows the eastern end of Playa Norte on Isla Mujeres.

Before he left Mexico today, I quickly asked him for his impressions of what he saw.  Here are a few snippets…

"Land transport is not restricted in any way…but the boat shuttle service from Cancún no longer exists as the dock was destroyed by Wilma.

"I knew Wilma had dallied over Cancún, but I was still shocked by the amount of damage. Palapa roofs have been ripped off, palm trees have been shredded, but they’ll recover.

"The amount of damage to hotels and shopping malls is incredible – as if a small bomb had gone off in…