Gran Hotel de Merida
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... had died and gone to heaven. I must say we spent a few hours grazing at the fresh food on offer! Merida comes alive on Sundays when the main square is bustling with a huge food and art market. We had a hoot walking around admiring all the beautiful art and sampling all the Mexican delicacies. We also decided it would be a good idea to walk to 'The Monument to the Flag' which in hindsight was a ridiculous idea. It was so ...
... once, but they didn't look comfortable with it. They looked more comfortable up in the trees with the machete!!! Wow, can they swing that thing with power. They were cutting limbs from the trees that were about 6" wide. We did notice that they don't really pay attention to where it is going to fall, they don't block the area, and they don't holler "timber" as it falls. One came down and was about an inch from the roof ...
... water was crystal clear and it was so relaxing floating on my back looking up at the ceiling and through the entrance to the sky. We swam here for a while and then it was time to leave. We jumped back on our carriage and headed to the entrance. Here we got changed back into our dry clothes then jumped back in the van to head to Merida leaving at 2:40. We got back to the hotel at 3:45 and went up to our room and I had a lukewarm shower and washed my hair. We ...
... and European rhythms combined with local sounds, to produce dreamy sentimental ballads. There were lots of photos, and spookily on the death theme, a death mask of Vicente Uvalle, a Mexican composer. Trova is still performed by trios of trovadores who can be seen in the main plaza ... you get 3 songs for 100 pesos!
We made enquires about the football match we ...
... or more. Thanks Mr Wikipedia.
The horse drawn like jiggers taking 4 of us along the 200 year old 9 kilometres track to the 3 holes.
Was the best left to last?
Actually I enjoyed the second one. Suppose it was the narrow hole at the top. Learnt my lesson ...