Hurricane Rina Heads Toward Cancun’s Hotel Zone: Photos

26 Oct

My friend Tori took these beautiful photos of Hurricane Rina rolling into Cancun’s Hotel Zone. Kind of disappointed to be stuck in the office right now!

13 Responses to “Hurricane Rina Heads Toward Cancun’s Hotel Zone: Photos”

  1. Raymundo October 26, 2011 at 5:53 pm #

    Wow, beautiful pic

  2. Ang October 26, 2011 at 6:29 pm #

    ¡aye carumba! again… stay safe! pretty nice pics!

  3. Kathryn October 26, 2011 at 6:29 pm #

    They are beautiful, but it’s probably best that you’re inside! Be careful!

    • Laura in Cancun October 26, 2011 at 6:35 pm #

      No worries, they’re not my photos 🙂 They’re from a friend in the Hotel Zone. At any rate, these are just some of the outer clouds from the hurricane. Not expecting actual hurricane-like weather until tomorrow.

  4. DM October 26, 2011 at 6:52 pm #

    Gorgeous. I love a good storm, though I hate the damage.

  5. KfromMichigan October 26, 2011 at 8:52 pm #

    I remember being on the beach B4 Wilma hit. What a sight .. such strong winds and the waves .. I love a storm, but not a hurricane!

    • Laura in Cancun October 26, 2011 at 9:04 pm #

      Speaking of waves, a lot of locals have been doing some surfing! (as you know, we usually don’t have big enough waves in Cancun)

  6. Tori October 26, 2011 at 9:00 pm #

    Wow, they don’t look so bad off the phone. This up and down weather is nuts…sunny and hot one sec…back to downpour and wind the next and then back again. A part of me feels this is gonna be much like the storm two weeks ago.

    • Laura in Cancun October 26, 2011 at 9:04 pm #

      They look great for phone pics! Thanks again.

      I’m reminded a lot of the previous storm, too, but not quite that strong yet.

  7. Julie M. October 27, 2011 at 1:04 am #

    Eek! Not good but dang gorgeous pictures! Stay safe my friend!

  8. Krysten October 28, 2011 at 3:24 pm #

    Gorgeous but a little scary! Stay safe hon!

  9. Nikki October 28, 2011 at 5:34 pm #

    Look at those colors! I’m that way with storms too. Sometimes hunkering down sounds like fun. Until I can’t shower…

  10. GRRRL TRAVELER November 1, 2011 at 5:18 am #

    That’s it, huh? Anti-climactic. It’s funny- when we brace ourselves for these natural catastrophes and they don’t happen, we feel cheated and disappointed. I’m sure if we were on the end that Bangkok is facing right now (flooding started around the same time as your hurricane), we’d all feel differently. But I get to feeling the same to. We want the adventure.

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