- Minbar in room
- Conference facilities
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... as simple as I thought, as I had to weigh up bus timetables, availability of accommodation and boat schedules amongst other things. Reading comments and blogs from other travellers gives you that headsup about potential issues. However I was finished by near midnight and at least after tinkering with the itinerary, I should have the next week or so organised.
Again, at least in theory!
Then I decided to brush my teeth.
... outside the condo without our Mexican friends. We walked 2 blocks over and caught the bus into town to go to the grocery store. The bus is a van that seats about 8. Got off the bus and walked to the Bodago, picked up our groceries, and walked 10 minutes back to catch the bus. The bus wasn't there yet and there was a cantina so stopped in for a cold one. The bar tender ...
... into town to have a look around, past the cathedral and main square but were limited by the rain. Small wee town but nice streets and restaurants around. Dinner and a few beers then an early night to prepare for our road trip the next day.
Worked out so good being able to drive with Banksy and Elise from Merida to Tulum and sight see along the way. First stop was at a town called Izamel also known as the yellow city. All the buildings are ...
... surprise was the fact that there was free WiFi in every park in the city :-) On Sundays there is an artisan market on the Plaza Grande. Be sure to try the "elote" (corn) ice-cream!
On the second day we went to Ría Celestún, a national reserve about 2,5 hours by bus (52 MXN one way) away from Mérida. It's known for the flamingos who reside there as well as for its wildlife. Unfortunately, it ...
... Lucky I did this as the next day when I went back in to see the Christ of the blisters there was a service on and access up by the main alter was not possible).
I took a photo of the hop on hop off bus timetable as tomorrow if we got back as promised I would just have enough time to take the 90 minute trip ...