Gran Real Yucatan
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Dylan had the Pollo Pibil which was half a chicken wrapped in banana leaves with onion an tomatoes inside. Both are local specialities and both were delicious. We had some piña coladas to drink and enjoyed our meals then headed back to the hotel at 9pm. Dylan grabbed a packet of some pain killers he wanted to buy and we found a pharmacy to get some more. Back to the hotel and we had a look at some of the photos from the day and I did some blogging. We were in bed by ...
... day bags. It felt like an eternity trekking all of five minutes to the coach stop in the sweltering morning heat. Luckily the coach was beautifully air conditioned and had very comfortable seats- they put Megabus to shame!
The trip to chichen itza took about three hours and most of the journey was on a totally straight road. It was like the Romans had been in town.
The site itself was magnificent; everything you could think of when imagining what a Mayan ruin ...
... the 19th century Palacio Gobierno with murals telling Merida's history.
There are lots of tree filled square and local churches, an elegant Teatro and Paseo Montejo where the wealthy had their homes.
We went to the Merida English library one morning, and heard a talk about the history of Merida architecture over coffee and cake, then got to ...
... backyard had a small pool, large plants and a patio morphed into our stage. Normally, Benjamin and Ross (the house owners) have classical music concerts. But this time, their invitation let their guests know that there would be "authentic American music" (ha!) such as bluegrass, folk and acoustic pop. And they sure fell for ...
... of eggs and a pumpkin seed sauce
Typing out my homework, the family of tiny, ant-like insects continue to make circular patterns all over my desk and skit across my keyboard to be occasionally swiped off by surprise. The semi-tropics = lots of bugs. I don't mind. Fruit-fly looking insects ate the entirety of the mosquito I killed in my room. So, I figure we are helping each other out by living symbiotically.