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... Cenotes in the Yucatan area. Some of you may say 'what is a Cenote'? Upon booking this leg of the trip, those that had visited this area couldn't stress enough, we needed to see at least one of these natural wonders.
They are deep natural pits or ‘sinkholes’, native to Mexico and especially found in the Yucatan Peninsula. They are the result of collapsed limestone that has exposed the groundwater underneath. Some of these pits were used as ...
... visita de una extranjera, ya que nunca tienen ese privilegio! Cuando llegue al Ministerio de Educacion de Yucatan, donde se realiza el training, me estaban esperando las demas coordinadoras usando sus uniformes todas prolijas y respetuosas y muy calidamente me abrazaron y agradecieron mi presencia. Y ni les digo cuando uno a uno iban entrando los participantes....cada uno me saludaba con tanta amabilidad, respeto, y con caras mezcla alegria, asombro, ...
... Closer inspection of the revelers showed that the majority of them were tourists just like us. And many of them had the same bewildered look in their eye that I'm sure we had. Where was the action? We had a couple of mojitos (Jess and I, not the girls) and a bite to eat and enjoyed just being there, in Mexico, in Merida, with people all around us, celebrating. About 11:30 we gave up our table to go back up to the zocalo to see how many people ...
... 22 million in the metropolitan area. As a result of all those people it is horribly polluted, I had a sore throat the whole time we were there (just like Beijing). But, having said that, it is also exciting. There is always something going on and lots of noise from people selling stuff and music everywhere. We wandered around, went to the big cathedral but couldn't go in as we were both wearing shorts. We had lunch in the main plaza which was good ...
... and details of the constructions.
Finally today i visited the Cenotes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cenote), actually 3 of them as there are a lot in the Yucatan area. These Cenotes used to be sacred places to the Mayas since they were a natural source of fresh water.
Went to a place called Cuzama cause itīs not very touristic and itīs rather close to Merida. To get there we have to take a train carriage pulled by ...
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