Hotel Zacarias

Address: Calle 24, Campeche, Campeche, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Campeche

Colonial Fairyland

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on Apr 01, 2014

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... sauce holding a stack of the most enormous prawns, crumbed in coconut & deep fried.

We were so full afterwards, that even with the long walk back, we were not hungry until late in the evening. Round the corner from our hotel was Chocol Ha, a cafe specialising in hot and cold chocolate drinks. The hot chocolate was thick and creamy with a hint of chili and seemed just perfect after spicy tamales verdes.

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Palenque, Campeche

A travel blog entry by panzaverde on Jun 20, 2012

... built in. Some bits of wall and fort are still there > and the houses within the walls are nicely preserved and painted. > > It was a pleasant place to wander around, and we enjoyed the > archeological museum, but the town was very hot. We did get > torrential rain and an electrical storm as dinner entertainment. > > Nat tried an interesting local specialty consisting of shark and > black beans cooked in a tomato sauce and layered with tortillas. > Tasty! > ...

¿Donde estamos?!

A travel blog entry by k.griffin on Jan 28, 2012

... not quite as restful as I had hoped however, when the hostel man showed in a very drunk Mexican at 4am (despite my Spanish request for a woman´s only dorm!). The drunkard turned out to be charming though, and informed me in very formal English that he just wished to sleep and meant me no harm. Imagine both our surprise the next day when he woke up, brutally hungover and unable to speak a word of English. He offered to show me the city, which I rather warily agreed to. ...

Sleepy, pretty Campeche

A travel blog entry by guykb on Dec 29, 2011

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... car pull up. A smiling policeman sauntered over and told us politely in Spanish that the swings were for people with disabilities (we knew this because he pointed to the swings and then pointed to the very prominent wheel chair symbol painted on the ground underneath them). Afterwards we strolled back to our hotel, watching the sunset over the ocean. In reading a bit about Campeche while we were there I read about a real estate development a bit further up the ...

Campeche and the Ruins of Edzna

A travel blog entry by noalarmclocks on Jan 12, 2011

6 comments, 57 photos

... including striking jade funeral masks from the island of Jaina.

On our second day, we rented a taxi which took us to Edzna, about 55 km away. This ancient ruin dates to AD 633-810, according to hieroglyphic dates found on carved stelae. It was at the crossroads of important trade routes in the area, so became a prosperous city. Like Maypan, few people make the trip to Edzna, so we had the place, mostly, to ourselves!

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