Hotel Maria del Carmen
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... a hasty retreat to the safety of the streets.
A few blocks further down the road was the indoor market, Mercado Lucas de Galvez, which was a sprawling mass of stalls and vendors spread across a a number of interconnecting buildings. The air inside was very still and hot but there was a real vibrancy to the place with all the colours of the wares and hustle & bustle around the food stalls.
Earlier in the day, we had been ...
... It is located in the northwest part of the state, about 35 km / 22 mi from the Gulf of Mexico coast.
According to the 2010 census, the population of Mérida was 970,377.
The city, like much of the state, has heavy Mayan, French, British and to a lesser extent Dutch influences. Mérida has the highest ...
... ihn endlich gefunden und gekauft, als sein Ärmel am nächsten Tag schon kaputt gegangen war.
Das Abenteuer seiner Heilung war eine Erlebnis für sich :-)
It has been six years, since I have decided that, one day, I want to come back to Mérida.
And here I was, arriving in this beautiful colonial city once more, still appreciating its wild and vivid mexican vibe. Our little hostal was located in the center of the city and is ...
... pool, as well as the dozens and dozens of black catfish. If I had to choose which one to visit again, Chichen Itza or Ik Kil, I'd choose the cenote every single time. It was such a relaxing and beautiful place to be. As I climbed the stairs to ...
... in the same spot and were demolished by the Spanish.
The highlight for me was the Governor's Palace. It is the working office of the Yucatan governor, but the building is open to explore. A stunning courtyard is filled with murals by Fernando Castro Pancheco. The main hall has a series of paintings depicting the struggle of the Mayan people.
One of the sad things is that the Mayan language is ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility