Hotel Mision Campeche America
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... and also about a series of 7th century tombs which have been found in the region of the Mexican/Guatemalan border. The bodies were embalmed like Egyptian ones and buried with household objects etc before being put into tombs inside the pyramids. It's funny how two such similar cultures evolved continents apart at different times.
We are now back at our hotel and changed to go out for dinner at a fish ...
Not exactly sure if that is a grammatically correct title, but a little alliteration goes a long way. Seems appropriate as this old sea port, Campeche was once the hunting ground of numerous pirates like Henry Morgan and the town has built a bit of a tourist angle on this. And why not?
Thinking up titles for these articles is not as easy as you think and I was kicking myself earlier today when I realised what I should have called the previous one that ...
... the maritime boulevard. We were getting a bit hungry so decided to take a stroll up the walkway. Turns out that Campeche doesn't have 'to scale' maps, nor are the locals any good at determining distance. We ended up walking 4km, past an American style mall, before eventually finding a small group of restaurants sitting at the waters edge.
It was well worth the walk in hot midday sun, we were given free margaritas ...
... as well as the usual emigration and immigration procedures. So when one of the taxi drivers offered to take us across the border and deliver us to our hotel in Chetumal for $30 we were sorely tempted. We beat the price down to $25 and were soon speeding through the flat agricultural countryside to the Belize / Mexico border.
It was $25 well spent as our driver knew exactly which window in which building we had to go to and in which order, as well ...
... Hostel. Or do we? *taps lip with forefinger*
Back at the hostel a couple of hostel-dwellers were checking out. One took the time to ramble off a long list of complaints to a disinterested staff member. He just stared back at her blankly and didn't even bother to respond. I didn't catch all the Spanish but it was something about the toilet not flushing and no hot water in the shower. In the end she threw ...