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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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... and turned into a boutique hotel right on the main avenue of historical Merida - perfectly located amongst restaurants, museums and boutique shops. If you like the colour pink then this is a hotel for you!
We continue on to the central Plaza de Armas which has gorgeous gardens and drive around the square. We have a quick half hour to do some shopping and apparently it's "gringo" day as there is a cruise ship in port. We walk past tourist ...
... Catherwood. In a way, Frederick Catherwood and John Lloyd Stephens are the reason we are in the Yucatan. Starting in 1839 they discovered many overgrown Mayan ruins and brought them to public attention in "Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan", a travel diary of the trip written by Stephens, illustrated with Catherwood's lithographs. Their style is ...
... not sure when we'll meet. I listened with interest to the bureaucratic they faced to get visas; apparently Samuel's gorgeous German Shepherd, Cora, caused a problem with immigration also. He also gave me a lot of good advice on good things to see in the area. It seems that Mérida is surrounded by beautiful cenotes and ruins - and after the way Samuel talked about Tulum, I'm even keener to go and see it.
I headed to bed about ...
We were invited by Adventures Mexico to join their cooing tour in Merida.
The group gathered at the Park Hidelgo in downtown Merida. From the park we walked south. As we passed the historic buildings and churches our guides Jorge and Luis told us the history of the buildings and the architecture. Arriving at the open market it was explainde how everything was laid out according to the sun so the meat section was on one side while the fish on the shaded side. It was ...
... always carried some bologna in his back pocket and chewed on that bologna throughout the game -- and he did this more or less secretly."
Sam Jones: "The Yankees always did things in a big way. Why, when the season was over they'd even give each player three brand new baseballs. No other club ever did that."
Babe Herman tells the famous story of how he became one of three Dodgers standing on third base simultaneously in a ...