We boarded the small boat, four passengers to each of the three benches. The captain rearranged our seating, moving my wife and me, along with another couple, to the back bench. These seats should provide a smoother ride, they said, reducing the chance for seasickness. "Keep focused on the horizon," one lady advised. I hoped her suggestion and the Dramamine tablet would work.
We left the cove, heading out to open seas. Several passengers turned to the back seat, sending encouraging signs and words. I was determined to make it back to Isla Mujeres with my lunch intact. After 15 minutes of the boat ride, I met a full-fledged challenge.
The brilliant blue and tranquil turquoise waters turned ...Read More