Casa Mexilio Guest House
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... has had some internal pain at the site of the bites so thinking he should see a doc. We have been after him for a couple of days now to go but he's stubborn. BUT..............today's the day! We got our "Mexican downtown best" outfits on ready to go but where's David???? Found him having a siesta!!! He decided today was not the day. Too bad, we're ready so you don't have to see the Doc but we're going in for dinner!!
David and I ...
... My rudimentary, extremely limited Spanish has been getting a workout. Milton translates For us as needed, of course, and Carolina is also fluent, but in all other cases I've had to be fairly inventive. Sometimes throwing out the French word works, if it's similar enough. But mostly I've just been smiling and saying "Si!" a lot.
North America may be wealthy overall, but lots of Mexico sure isn't. ...
... 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 ...
... day bags. It felt like an eternity trekking all of five minutes to the coach stop in the sweltering morning heat. Luckily the coach was beautifully air conditioned and had very comfortable seats- they put Megabus to shame!
The trip to chichen itza took about three hours and most of the journey was on a totally straight road. It was like the Romans had been in town.
The site itself was magnificent; everything you could think of when imagining what a Mayan ruin ...
... public buildings were made from French bricks and tiles brought over as tradeable ballast for the henequen. The city's wealthy fancied themselves in the Paris of Mexico, and Merida is still elegant and bustling. Fancy buildings include blue Casa de la Cultura Juridica, apparently Mannerist with a Baroque influence, or referred to locally as the cake!
Paseo de Montejo ...