El Espaafa Ol Hotel Merida

Calle70 Colonia Cantro 543 , Merida, Yucatan Peninsula, 97000 , Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Merida


A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Mar 29, 2014

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... pool with hammocks & gardens. Our room was surprisingly large too, with a hammock and a bed. On the downside, it was incredibly hot and the two fans on full speed could only bring the temperature down to 33 degrees.

We had a quick wander round the streets near the hostel in search of the colonial splendour that Merida was supposed to offer. The place was deserted - it seems that the town strictly ...


A travel blog entry by minicooper on Jan 09, 2014

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... by me in the street carrying a basket of corn to sell, the asked me if I was French and to enjoy my stay there in Merida. I had molletes again for lunch (Mexican beans and cheese on toast), and a sorbet on Merida's version of the Champs Elysee. In Merida, I also tried the, apparently revered, "huitlacoche", which is a fungus that grows on corn...and tastes a bit like truffles. On day two I made most of Merida's title ...

La comida rica

A travel blog entry by jeri.katherine on Sep 25, 2013

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Today was all about food.

Lunch was amazing. Mine and I gobbled up chicken cooked in salsa verde, wrapped in hot tortillas with the Mexican version of sour cream and guacamole. We washed it down with cold iced tea, all the while talking about our beloved pets back home in between and during large bites.

For my Latin American Culture class today, we had to go to "el Mercado," Merida's version of a farmer's market. So. ...

Merida, Chichen Itza & Ik Kil

A travel blog entry by tomrichards on Jul 17, 2013

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... as it's one of the 7 Wonders, but I wouldn't visit there again. I enjoyed the ruins Palenque much more, but the town of Merida was really nice. Ik Kil on the other hand was a pretty special place, a must on anyone's list (remember to go early though!)


Conquistadors, Color, and Cooking

A travel blog entry by katdiana on Feb 26, 2013

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... get the lay of the land and figure out the sites you really want to go back to visit. Our guide was great, explaining everything in both Spanish and English.

The square is beautiful and surrounded by old colonial buildings. It actually reminds me quite a bit of New Orleans in its architectural feel. The history of the region is fascinating. It's a story of the traditional Mayans being trampled and destroyed ...


This hotel, located on Calle70 Colonia Cantro 543 , Merida, is near Chichen Itza Ruins, Uxmal, Zoological Park of Centenario ( Parque Zoologico del Centenario), and Merida English Library.
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