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... hibiscus flowers). The Mexican Food Odyssey had gotten off to a solid start!
We spent the rest of the day wandering around town. It was a nice place with some beautiful squares. The only downside was that none of it had been pedestrianised and, as it’s now a city of 800,000, it was quite hectic with the noise and the smog of traffic and everybody on foot squeezed onto the narrow pavements. We decided to move on the next day ...
... to do with her freedom? Go to church. She took me to their sanctuary to pray for Daphne, then we went to mass. They do the sign of the cross three times. Street vendors. Yucatecan versus Mexican versus Latin American versus Indoamerican versus indigenous. PAN versus PRI and that constitution.
Here I smile, pretending and protecting with a smile. All my sentences laden with my experiences from elsewhere. But I am here. Damn, it feels cool to live here.
... do some blogging and write some postcards.
The next thing i knew was i was drooling on my pillow, it was raining outside and it was 4pm. I had spent all day in bed, nothing achieved. But relieved that I had recharged my batteries. Clearly I needed it as my South African counterpart had tried to wake me twice.
I got up and decided to go for a quick walk around the block and ...
... than just beans and tortillas (though most meals remain to be slight variations of the two)! We are hoping to put these new skills into good use when we have to cook for our fellow volunteers in Playa del Carmen. We are now about to jump onto another night bus to a place called Isla Holbox for some time at an actual beach with our fingers crossed for snorkeling with whale sharks off the coast. Hopefully we will have a whale shark update for you in our next blog post! Jim and Sian ...
... call that she had just had a cancelation for tomorrow but we would have to move our room for one night. OK? So early the next morning we were on our way to Cascadas de Merida.
We arrived there around noon after a short detour to Izamal, an interesting yellow town built on top of ancient Mayan Ruins. I was incensed that the Catholic Church had decided that this ancient religion was so irrelevant and inferior that they had no ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Nacional Merida
Decent place to stay, quite new, very nice pool/lounge area! Pretty close to the heart of the city, 3 blocks from City Square, the governor's palace and a huge market 3 blocks the other way. Only $55 US a night. There is a small restaurant and the front desk staff are great
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