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... were very limited food options (two of them!) so Oporto it was for us. Then we wandered around the plaza and I think it's new because many shops were still empty and yet to be fitted. There was a small museum for the underwater museum which we browsed through. Friday, 3 December 2013 Today, we were heading home....can't believe it. The month has passed so quickly. We spent the morning lounging by the hotel pool. We tried to go to the beach but the red flags were up ...
... come back and see more of the country.
Most of the people we have met have been very helpful and friendly and I have been particularly amused by the art of towel folding in hotels - see pictures. This seems to be a very Latin American thing but the Yucatan's efforts have surpassed the rest.
The Yucatan seems to be a very safe area and is largely shielded from some of the more unpleasant sides of living in Mexico but there ...
... them, Ruben and Jose pearled out a number of Fun Facts for readers to add to their list on the Mayans.
Again, this is more so I don't forget them, so feel free to skip past:
Fun Fact #22 - the first recorded ruler of Chitchen Itza was female
Fun Fact #23 - the basic demographic in most Mayan cities was 90:8:2 - working class: intellectual: super-intellectual.
Fun Fact #24 - as stated elsewhere, Mayans had an ...
... locates me exactly 2/3 of the way there. It's 8.45am. Pretty thirsty. I come out onto the penultimate street, but not where I expected to be. I ask in a shop for directions. At least I speak a little Spanish. I don't really understand his reply but I know I have to go left than right, where my map show cancun cathedral is. I do this, can't see any cathedral. Turns out its under construction and looks a lot like a big jungle. I am about 100m away from my pin, I know exactly ...