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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
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... a street map provided by Elsie, headed to a restaurant that was recommended. Serving Mexican fare and seemingly populated by locals (which is always a good sign, unless it was the most elaborate sting operation ever), I ensconced myself at a table and set about the menu (all in Spanish of course). Chicken fajitas was the order of the day with a nice, cerveza (Sol being today's brewer of choice). I asked the waiter to leave the menu - he probably assumed I ...
... she managed to get in. Chris and I were on a side seat and a large buxom woman got on and managed to get in beside us Our knees were hitting the people on the other side so when someone gets off, or on, they had to finagle their way out between the knees. And they don't worry about speed bumps or speed or yellow lights or red for that matter. Seems they all mean caution. But we made it. Walked to the bus ...
... out a food market first which was mostly fresh produce, meat and fish for sale, but we tested out our minimal spanish here and managed to get two coffees!
We then headed for the main plaza de la constitucion and went into the Palacio Nacional and the Cathedral Metropolitana which were bith cool to check out and free. We went to go see the Mayor Temple - some underground ruins only recently discovered however the queue was pretty big, not ...
... place to buy hammocks!). We went back to the tour agency to book the Cenote diving for tomorrow and then I headed straight back to the hotel for some well needed down time. We then headed out again to Merida for a coffee. The guys wanted to go buy hammocks - I decided to head out on my own to a small free museum. Took all of 10mins but couldn't get in touch with the guys so decided to have a wander ...
... at the side of the road trying to sell the driver their food.
- Seeing a lot of articulated trucks on the road.
- First sight of water in 2 weeks with the Gulf of Mexico at Champoton getting there at 1 pm. All those pelicans sitting on the posts by the fishing boats.
- Forty five minutes later had ...