Hotel Francis Drake
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... been turned over to a 'pedestrian street' with a few cafes & restaurants putting out tables and chairs in the middle. We decided to be healthy and eat at "Fresh n Green", not very Mexican but a very nice salad all the same.
There was a lot bell ringing from the church across the road this evening, not sure if this is a practice or they ring the bells randomly throughout every hour of the evening...
... combined with wait staff ineptitude we held up the > departure of the shuttle from waterfall no. 2 while our lunch got > cooked. Not good form! > > Palenque ruins were great - situated against a line of hills, and > surrounded by jungle. Once again some of the reliefs depicted > violence towards captive warriors - decapitation this time rather > than chopping their genitals off. > > There are supposed to be howler monkeys around but all we saw was ...
... Got up around 8.30am after a pretty stuffy night and had some breakfast on the terrace, which included some fruit that the guy from the hostel promised us because we had to change room. After that we checked out and caught a taxi back to the bus station to catch a bus to Merida. We were in luck and got on the 10am that was due to leave in 10mins. Once on board we sat back and watched the scenery on the 2 and a half hour journey.
... Georgie faced the rear, almost hanging off the back. This gave them an opportunity to wave to all of the oncoming vehicles who all obligingly tooted their horns in reply. At first I thought the cars were tooting at me telling me to get off the road or something but I eventually twigged to what was happening. We made it safely back to the plaza and it was time to get some food so we found a nice place with a first floor balcony that looked over the plaza. We enjoyed ...
... nicknamed "The Flying Saucer"!)
The central plaza contains a delightful park and huge gazebo. It is bounded on four sides by several historic buildings. The 1540 Franciscan Cathedral, the oldest convent church in the Yucatan, and the government palace, where Montejo planned his conquest of the Yucatan, are two important ones.
A ten minute taxi ride took us to San Miguel Fort, which is up on a hill overlooking the ...