Hotel Maria del Carmen
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... smaller than what we have with little inventory but managed to get what we needed. I needed shampoo and conditioner so tried to figure out which was the one I'd need. Thank goodness for Usuri because what I had picked up was for balding!!!
Got home and BBQ'd hamburgers on the balcony along with the cambray onions which we don't get at home. They ...
Our launching pad for Chichen Itza was Valladolid, a smallish city a couple of hours in from the coast. And it is hot and humid. Air conditioning and siestas are definitely the order of the day here. Or you find yourself a bit of water. Which is what we did on a day trip to Rio Lagartos. Rio Lagartos literally means alligator river. However, it is neither a river, nor does it have alligators in it. It is actually a giant, mangrove filled lagoon with crocodiles in it. Go ...
... a pretty remarkable place to be. It was just so alien to modern, European eyes. One temple was carved the whole way around with human skulls, another with eagles clutching human hearts and jaguars. Down the sides of the staircases on the largest, most famous structure- El Castillo- there were carved huge plumed serpents with their huge open jaws and staring eyes at ground level. It was unreal. Another fascinating part was the ball court ...
... and after a little deliberation I picked one with plenty of variety. The following day, I met at the designated pick up spot and as the tour had been overbooked, I was to be driven around in a car with a two people from the US and our English speaking guide, whilst the rest of the group (all Mexican) travelled in convoy with another guide. Our first stop came quickly and we arrived at my first cenote of the trip. A cenote is a limestone sinkhole, which due to ...
... a fantastic cook, and she wants to come cook for us one time. Woot!
After awhile, I find out why her nephew didn't know his way around. He had been living in the United States for the past 32 years. He graduated from engineering school in Merida, moved to the states to work in construction for better pay, then returned to take care of his mother on their bee farm after his father passed away a couple of months ago. Now in Merida, he works on construction projects for ...