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Cozumel Then (1974) & Now (2013)

  • Cozumel 2013 T&N01
  • Now: Sol Cabanas del Caribe was destroyed by hurricane Wilma in 2005
  • Now: We stayed at Residencias Reef Condo about 8 miles south of town
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N04
  • Then: The pier and dining room at Cabanas del Caribe
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N06
  • Then:  The (only) wharf in town
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N08
  • Then:  The only thing on the east side of the island was a wrecked sailboat
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N10
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N11
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N12
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N13
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N14
  • Then:  The waters were crystal clear, and warm as a bathtub
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N16
  • Then:  Barrel and vase sponges were magnificent
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N18
  • Then: We were entranced with this juvenile Smooth Trunkfish
  • Now:  An adult Smooth Trunkfish
  • Then:  A beautiful pink vase sponge
  • Now:  An Azure Vase Sponge
  • Then:  Colorful reef with a beautiful Blue Tang Surgeonfish
  • Now:  The Queen Angelfish is spectacular
  • Then:  The flamboyant mantle of the Flamingo Tongue Cowrie
  • Now:  We saw turtles on almost every dive: Greens, Hawksbills, and a Loggerhead
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N27
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N28
  • Then: Hibiscus blooming outside our little cabana
  • Now:  Hibiscus blooming outside our condo
  • Then:  Sunset at Cabanas del Caribe, with our dive boat at the dock
  • Now: Sunset at our condo
  • Then:  Jon partying with neighbor Jack
  • Now:  Jon at The Money Bar (great ceviche!)
  • Cozumel 2013 T&N35
  • Now:  Judy at Kinta
  • Then:  Our wedding, on August 23, 1974
  • At La Cabana del Pescador, Cozumel – Apr 2013

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