Jake’s iPhone alarm went off at 6:00AM – 30 minutes later we are at the only place in the town of Tulum open at this hour: a 7-11. After picking up breakfast consisting of chocolate chip cookies, doughnuts, a sprit and a coffee, we were off to Coba, our next set or ruins to explore. We had mixed reports on when it opened – but determined not to be late – We arrived an hour before the gate opened. After a short recon mission we found a promising path in the woods that would get us around the gate… the path let us though the woods past a few unrestored ruins (AKA big hills of rocks and trees) and ended up eventually dumping us into the ball courts of the Cuba ruins, BINGO! We had the place all to ourselves for about an hour before getting on the front of a bike for faster tour of the grounds. The only way to see the ruins of Mexico is very early in the morning or very late in the day – No sun, no tourists and no rules!
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