Hotel Villa Maria
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Merida
... shredded pork). People in Yucatán also seem to be a bit obsessed with spinach - called chaya - there are spinach smoothies, spinach doughs, spinach desserts, etc. Really delicious! Another traditional drink is an artesanal beer called "Ceiba" and made entirely of malt.
Mérida is a city with lots of museums and most of them are for free. We visited the Contemporary Art Museum Macay - well worth visiting with many contemporary Mexican artists exhibiting there. ...
... My room is comfortable and has a ridiculously big en-suite bathroom so at the moment I'm loving the luxury compared to the hostels. It's brilliant to be able to unpack all of my stuff! I wanted to look over what I'd learnt today again but felt mydelf drifting off right away. The neighbourhood is noisier than I'm used to, with dogs barking, cars beeping, people shouting and so on. I've got my earplugs though and they seemed to do the trick!
... and a flat screen with king size bed and plenty of room, with a pool and restaurant available. Although the wifi wasn't working in the room it was very cheap and still good. It's not situated in Cancun hotel zone with all the big resorts and American tourists, instead it's in downtown Cancun with all the locals. When we went for a walk to find out what was around our area and to get dinner we had a lot of locals looking at us like we were lost, not being in the tourist area of cancun. ...
... We were all pretty impressed by the genuinely huge span of the sight, and
although we were taking our time it took at least two hours to see the whole
place. Aside from this brief description
it just looks better in the pictures.
So after that we packed up in Merida, said some woeful
farewells, painted our hands onto the wall (bit tribal, bit Mayan) and headed
back to Cancun in joyful anticipation of Mr Hewes’ arrival and the return of
some male company.
... Chang, Greg and the Translator for happy hour, Sarki joining in. Everybody liked a good Brian joke. The dumb *****es joined in and immediately poisoned the conversation, something Sarki just didn't get. Chatted largely with the Translator about his office/home liquor cabinet plus ports and scotches 85 MP
Final blog and packing with lights out by 2315.
Dork of the day--Sarki
Roomie, that was a pretty lame excuse for not lunching locally re tomorrow's bus ride.