Travel Blogs from Merida
... those effing bird whistles. Actually, definitely worse.
Straight from Chichen Itza, we headed to a local Cenote (natural well/hole in the ground) to go swimming. It was a bit like a random cave full of water, dug deep into the ground, it looked quite impressive. I fannied about for ages, seeing as I'm a terrible swimmer, but eventually got in. It took me ages to get the courage up, but I finally managed to man up enough to dive in from one of the platforms too. I'm such a **** ...
... br> After a wonderful day touring this site we decided to head into the town of Merida to do some trinket shopping on our last full day in the area.
Merida is a colorful town and is the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatán and largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula. It is located in the northwest part of the state, about 35 kilometres (22 miles) from the Gulf of Mexico coast. The city, like much of the state, has heavy Mayan, French, British and to a lesser ...
... head to the hostel. I remembered it being a couple of streets north of the school, but struggled to find it. I think a combination of heat, humidity and hunger had scrambled my radar somewhat, I spent quite a bit of time wandering aimlessly, lugging my backpack around before I decided to head back to where I had seen an internet café to allow me to look up the exact address. To my great relief, as I wandered back down Calle 70 I saw a sign for a restaurant which had ...
... took of us while we were in the basin. So for a CD and a print of one picture, it was $17USD, 2 pictures was $39 and all the pictures for $49. As a bonus, they also provide you with 250 pictures of Mexico – different things you can find in Mexico... I saw mine and decided that the ones I took from my camera was better. The rain had finally stopped when we came out of the basin for lunch and when we were getting back into the van ...
... thing we did was go to the post office to send home some more gifts and things we'd purchased but didn't need. The staff at the post office were so friendly and helpful, especially the lady that served us, in the past we've had a few bad experiences at the post office and I always dread going to do this, but this time in Merida it was a breeze, the lovely lady got a box for us, checked our things, boxed and wrapped it for us, we paid and it ...
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