Tour Description: Historic San Miguel, the main city of Cozumel, is a traditional Mexican town with the colorful influence of other Caribbean islands. The city bustles with cruise passengers, divers, and shoppers by day and drifts into calm tranquility by night. It is also a city that has been influenced through centuries of history from Spanish discovery and Pirate raids to bombing submarines in World War 2. See remnants of Caribbean architecture left from colonial times, the famous San Miguel Church, and the Cozumel Museum. Download and listen to this audio guide of San Miguel and uncover the history of Cozumel from its first inhabitants to the present. Tracks on This Tour: 1) Introduction, 2) TIME OF THE SPANISH CONQUEST, 3) Swallows, 4) Ixchel, 5) Arrival of the Spanish, 6) COLONIAL PERIOD, 7) The Spanish Encomienda, 8) New Races and Social Divisions, 9) Haciendas, 10) Pirates, 11) INDEPENDENCE PERIOD, 12) Sale of Cozumel, 13) Caste War, 14) San Miguel Church, 15) Chicle Boom, 16) Caribbean Architecture, 17) MODERN PERIOD, 18) Airbase, 19) Island Tourism.