Hotel El Conquistador
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Over the last few days we have visited the Mayan ruins of Palenque and Uxmal, swum in the Gulf of Mexico and sat on the beach and eaten seafood.
Today we went to Celustun National Park. We saw flamingoes (very deep orange) beautiful, especially in flight. There were also l
ots of other birds including spoon bills, tiger herons of course …
... During lunch it began to absolutely **** it down with unrelenting rain. We stayed in the resturant for as long as possible, but eventually excepted our fate and trekked out to get soaked. The road had become a river that we had to wade across and we were drenched in seconds.
We dried off in the room, hoping it would stop raining. It didn't. We went to a really really nice place for dinner and had one of the best meals so far. The resturant ...
... then Ellen and I left the guys to have manicures. By the time we got back to Happy Hour, we had beautiful nails and 2 less than beautiful husbands!!! lol Had a cervasa with them then went for dinner. Found a really nice restaurant along the ocean front with rock and concrete walls throughout including washroom stalls and hand washing sink. The food was excellent.
... museum was shut for maintenance, though I was able to watch a fascinating documentary called Los Mayas. The doc focused on recent discoveries of Mayan cities, including Kiuic:
What was startling about this place was that it functioned as a trading hub, though the Middle class Mayans, who were ´following the Mayan dream´, were completely at the mercy of the elements. They relied on rainwater as there were no water sources, and they had ...
... far been my favorite hotel in all my travels. Since by the time we had arrived, the sun had already set...we decided to stay in and enjoy the room rather than venture out for the evening.
When morning arrived it was finally time to see one of the seven wonders of the world, Chichen Itza. We got there early so that we could be one of the first ones to enter into the park. We had pre bought tickets on our drive thru the jungle yesterday which entitled us to a ...