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Guess who ate who for lunch!!
Sooooo,Today we went to
the beach!! Progreso is a beach about 22 miles from Merida. We took a nice bus
and spent the day. They have a Malecon, a 4 mile long pier, where lots of cruise
ships pull in. Progreso is still a little fishing village, ...
... was too hot for him to stay in the car. I don't expect
you'll have sympathy for Cathie and I suffering in the heat, but I'm
sure you'll have a soft spot for Kona.
We also hiked to the top of a ruin,
right in Izamal. The town is built on a site where ruins were found.
The 500 , well that's 501year old church (after new years) is built
with rocks from some ruins found in the area. Ruins and cenotes are
... variety of things and this guy sold fresh coconuts, which he broke open, stuck a straw in and then you could either have one plain, with lime or with chilli powder. Itzel’s dad bought me a lime one, which was ok, but I still don’t get the fascination with coconut milk, I certainly can’t taste the coconut I’m used to in it.
Itzel had the chilli one, which didn’t have that much in because I could drink it quite easily.
... the pyramids, buying a ticket using my best Spanish.
There was a guard with a huge gun patrolling the bus station who I guess was ready to shoot fare dodgers :-). Before getting on the bus you had to go through a metal detector and hand search which I thought was a bit over the top considering you can just get on the bus at any of the subsequent stops without any checks. The bus ride was quite ...
... to bypass Merida on our way south. It is easy to recognize the Periferico and hop on before entering the city as it passes over (overpass) 'Calle 82', but be sure to hit the exit denoted "Aeropuerto" before reaching the overpass or you'll miss it. That's how we ended up almost driving through Merida. Second time's the charm!
From the Periferico, you can basically follow the numerous signs directly to Uxmal. ...