Casa Alvarez Guest House
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Breakfast wasn't great but everything else was pretty good.
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... which as the story goes the captain of the losing team would have his head cut off by the winning teams captain at the end of the game. The guide also mentioned that no bodies have been found in the area with their head cut off so it might just be fictional stories, most bodies were buried in the family home and none were headless so the guide explains it could have just been bible stories and they would just play the sport not cut people's heads off. After the tour we had ...
... what turned out to be an mountain bike track. Luckily a local kid chased us and alerted us to this fact, and that the cenote was through a door behind the ticket office. The cenote was pretty cool, it was down some very steep steps in a cave, and the water was crystal clear.
Emma convinced Alicia to take a salsa lesson that night at the hostel, which proved to be quite entertaining (for Emma. Alicia is not very coordinated).
We were on a high by now since finding this site, and so headed to our last site, Edzna. On our way we stopped at the partially restored Hacienda Nachehal, which is privately owned, it’s surprising how large these haciendas were; main house, chapels, stables, housing for the workers, etc. You can see its beauty even in its crumbled appearance.
We arrived at Edzna, it was very quiet there, unlike ...
... restaurant for dinner at a place called Chaya Maya. Here they served a selection of Yucatan dishes and I ended up trying another first for me, Shark! I had this dish which was four tortillas filled with black bean puree and shredded shark meat, all covered in tomato sauce. It was actually really tasty and the shark meat was lovely and tender but, after eating all other sea creatures last night, I think I can safely say I have had my fill of fish for a ...