Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... on Thursday and couldn't cancel. So with being quite sick and tired I taught an English lesson with Brad.
Hogar Nueva Vida was founded as a group home for girls located in Mérida in 1996. Its a safe house for young girls from difficult family situations, where the girls live at HNV from Sunday evening to Friday evening and returned home for the weekend.
While the hurricanes and its stormy aftermaths rock through about 16 states of Mexico, people in the world are drinking coffee picked from a small coffee plantation village. The storms completely destroyed over half of this village, and maybe the man or young woman who picks the coffee beans you brew every so often is now buried under what seems to be miles of dirt, fallen infrastructure, mess. How much of your coffee comes from a village now destroyed, such as ...
... worth the travel time. The Agua Azul waterfalls reminded us of the Iguazu Falls (the smaller ones at Iguazu anyway!). Following this we caught the overnight bus to Merida, about nine hours north in the Yucatan Region. The bus was (surprisingly) manageable and we may even attempt to get more night buses in the future! Our hostel in Merida (Nomadas) has been brilliant, primarily because we splurged on a private room and there was a beautiful pool to lounge by. The last few ...
... Conquistadors. Yet somehow it seems everyone is at peace with that violent history. Almost everyone in the area is part Spanish and part Mayan, and without that blend the beauty that is current Merida would never have existed. That is best exemplified by the Cathedral de San Ildefonso on the main square - the oldest cathedral on the North American continent. It was built using the stones of the pyramids that ...
... have to stop every time when a carriage arrives from the opposite side. The horse "man" lifts the carriage off the tracks to let the other carriage pass (the rule being the one going towards the Cenotes gets to stay on the track).
The Yucatán Peninsula was impacted by a massive asteroid that hit near the Chicxulub village; this ancient impact crater is simply huge at 105 miles in diameter. The impact happened roughly ...