Hotel Merida Santiago
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
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... Nunnery, so named because its small rooms reminded the Spaniards of nuns’ cells, this large structure, built in three stages, was probably a palace. The façade of the east annex has particularly beautiful stone fretwork and carvings. Adjacent, the Church, or Iglesia, is decorated with fretwork, masks of the rain god Chac, and the bacabs – four animals who, in Maya myth, held up the sky. We made our way back to the main plaza and then around to see ...
... down and access via steep slippery ladders, jumped in. Really cool. Last one really beautiful, massive, could swim in it. Nice as had them pretty much to ourselves. Came back around 3, got coconut ice cream on way back, yum! had a cookery lesson how to make fajitas in hostel. Heavy rainstorm so no salsa :( planned where to go ...
... subsequently take many pictures with them. Pretty sure they were my dad's too...
As we drove back I noticed all the old villages where the people wore traditional Mayan dress- the men with a special vest underneath and the women in a white dress embroidered with flowers at the top and bottom. These styles along with the old fashioned thatched-roof architecture are dying out and with them a distinctive and old culture. But then again, at least their houses don't leak as ...
... a huge crowd of locals, many of whom join in with the dancing, and if you have any extra energy, there is more dancing in the main plaza in the evening. Tuesday evening is the turn of Parque de Santiago and although we arrived late, we had time to have one dance.
We looked round a museum telling the story of trova Yucateca, local music which draws ...
... was supposed to be. Come to think of it, she complemented me on my garlic chopping technique for the guacamole too so maybe Mexican women aren't used to seeing guys in the kitchen and she was impressed just with that. The tortillas were heated in a frying pan and lunch was ready.
It was very tasty but I enjoyed more spending the next hour or so chatting with the international ladies around the lunch table, chipping in when I thought ...