Hotel Francis Drake
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... in our trusty Lonely Planet guide and then we had hoped to go to a son et lumiere at one of the gateways into the city walls..However it has started to pour - a real tropical downpour (the temperature is still about twenty to twenty five degrees) so we are sitting undercover by the hotel's inner courtyard and I'm writing this whilst Tim does the Times crossword - not so fast tonight as there are two he is stuck ...
... Merida. Considering I have been mainly using the ADO bus company (the 'o' stands for Oriente), I should have named it 'Merida on the Oriente Express!' - get it?
Doh! What an opportunity missed.
It was noticeable on the bus this morning that the journey down to Campeche was going through slightly more undulating countryside and the roads weaved around a bit little down to the coast, rather than the straight highways I had seen most ...
... looked through the menu. We had decided before looking at the menu that we wanted to try the local speciality 'Camarones al Coco'. While we waited for the food to arrive, our waiter came with an array of plates and bowls - tortilla chips, fish, potatoes and the hottest salsa to date. It was like a meal in itself but apparently just a free appetizer from the kitchen. Soon after the waiter placed a half coconut filled with a ...
... to get the best deal in exchanging our Belizean dollars for Mexican pesos. He steered us through in no time and before we knew it we were in the last country on our trip - Mexico. The roads were wider here and there were many more cars on the road, most looking fairly new and in good condition. Chetumal was a clean, airy town with broad streets and modern buildings. We were taken to the Holiday Inn and checked into a room that could have been just about anywhere ...
Falling way behind with this blog writing. Lots of walking and sightseeing through the day, and early to bed, exhausted! The heat and humidity also plays its part as well.
Yesterday we arrived in Campeche, a city of about 200 thousand people. It is on the Gulf of Mexico, and it is a welcome relief to have the onshore breeze. It is not as humid, and the heat is tolerable, but we seek ...