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... of the city centre. This is where the wealthy families originally lived and some of their original houses still exist. I say houses, but we are taking mansions here that resemble some of the striking ones that you seem in places like Madrid, Paris or Rome. What was pleasing to see was the number of little parks that are dotted around the city where people can sit and read or drink their coffee. Many of them have little play areas for kids. It's great to ...
Woke at 7am from a very unrestful sleep........it's hard to sleep with 1 eye open and on the lookout for gieko's. I was also freezing. I turned the ac on high in the bedroom in hopes that the little critters wouldn't like the cold and go someplace other than our room.
Today was Rodrigo and Yusuri's last day and the plan was to go out for breakfast and spend it on the beach. Found a nice restaurant on the beach but after ...
... and the original horse carts, railway line and photographs remind you of the history long gone. A stunning cenote on property is used as a spa treatment location, bats come free of charge :)
We then continue on for another 40 minutes or so to Merida where we will call Hacienda Xcanatun home for one night.
Hacienda Xcanatun is also magical. Sprawling grass areas, stunning accommodations and we are all so excited to be spending a night here.
My room is nothing ...
... cooking class. We had seen the menu of Mayan fish with annatto, cabbage salad & tortillas and decided on a cheap dinner again.
It turns out you can't buy beer after 5pm on a Sunday in Mérida so we decided to go to a pub instead. There was a pub one block up from the hostel on the street corner. La Negrita had swing doors like a wild west saloon and there was a noisy buzz chaos coming out onto the street. We paused for a bit just ...
... 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 ...