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Travel Blogs from Campeche
... dinner and then headed home. Our room had a little balcony over looking the main street so we sat with our noodles and tub of Pringles and watched the world go on by below us.
Despite exploring the city and sight seeing it was a fairly uneventful stop. Two weeks left until we get home so the travel budget is it's last legs. Next stop is Valladolid where we're just staying a singe night ...
... There was also a public art exhibit out in the streets, which was cool. We walked to the malecon first, which is a wall dividing the city from the ocean (Campeche used to be a big pirate city). Then, we headed to two, beautiful cathedrals.We walked around a bit more then headed back to the bus station.
We made it home just in time to walk to our last Noche Mexicana in downtown ...
... decided to visit also Edzná. Only problem, it was 357km away and closed at 17h. Piece of cake, but in Mexico highways have strange randomly chosen speed limits (80, 90, 100 or 110 km/h) and go straight through villages and cities (speed limit of 40 km/h and lots of dangerous speed bumps aka topes). I made it at 16h25 and could visit it for 25min, because at 16h45 they wan't you out so that they can close the gate at 17h (remembers me ...
... cathedral, before finishing the night once more in the Hotel Plaza bar where we were again the only customers.
We were glad that we had decided to spend a day in Campeche. It was a little off the main Yucatan tourist trail but for a change those tourists in the city tended to be European rather than American. It was a friendly, colourful town with plenty to see and do and the icing on the cake was our accommodation which was first class.
... Georgie faced the rear, almost hanging off the back. This gave them an opportunity to wave to all of the oncoming vehicles who all obligingly tooted their horns in reply. At first I thought the cars were tooting at me telling me to get off the road or something but I eventually twigged to what was happening. We made it safely back to the plaza and it was time to get some food so we found a nice place with a first floor balcony that looked over the plaza. We enjoyed ...