Hotel Hacienda Sanchez
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... person for the entry fee which was certainly painful but we were hoping not to regret it. We hurried to the El Castillo so as to catch it without crowds of people, and thus get a good shot with our flags. We were very lucky (more well-prepared than lucky :)) and managed to arrive among the first visitors that day.
For our readiness, we were rewarded with a wonderful view of the main pyramid. The sun was just rising up and the first sun shines of that day were about to fall ...
... washed up, it rained all afternoon. After it finally stopped we took a walk up to the main square and I got some more money from the ATM. The square was nice, being an old colonial town. A large church sits on the south side.
Later that night I bought a couple of dry goods for Carmen at the shop around the corner from our place. I also changed the batteries on the A/C remote control using some spares I had.
... and its not too hot yet.
Hinesh is a little tired this morning while I have a bounce in my step. As we near the entrance of the site we notice a road block where people appeared to be waiting. They were all the locals with their crates and boxes of souvenirs waiting to enter the park and set up for the day’s trade. All day you will hear “only $1 or 10 pesos” or the jaguar roar coming from the toys they sell to the kids.
... sites is fully accessible. My knees weren't hurting at all today, so I pushed ahead and climbed to the top. Half way up is a landing with some incredible carved images and Mayan writing, although almost all of it is restoration. The view from the top was really cool, and due to the tightly placed structures, made for great pictures from above.After further exploring the site, we made are way to the cenote. It took about 20 mins to walk there, which was kinda tough due to ...
... been largerly cleared of forest, Coba is still very much in the jungle, which has the added benefit of shade - Still far to hot though!There is a main 'road' which winds itself though the site visiting the best preserved ruins and the main temple. The road is serviced by rentable bikes as well as taxi bikes (two seats on the front, with a small Mayan on the back doing the hard work for you), and although you can walk ...