Howard Johnson Hotel D' Marco Palenque
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... not letting people through unless they gave them money. The locals were angry because of the person who had been voted into government to represent them was not who they had voted for. A lot of people in these small towns cannot read and write and the Mexican government takes advantage of the indigenous people by lying and corrupting votes as they normally only vote by raising their hands rather than using ballot papers. It's therefore easy for the government to swing the votes ...
... get him to move for the group. This really upset and angered me and made my opinion of the guide plummet. What an ********.
As we walked through the jungle, the cretins struggled in their stupid swishy feet jewellery. We had no sympathy. The boy had also purchased THE most annoying toy ever that made the sound of a jaguar when he blew into it. It was not only intensely irritating, but also scared off any howlers that we might have seen. It was cool to see the countless ...
... Saturday 8th. Before leaving the bus terminal, we booked our onward transport to our next stop for the following evening (another overnight bus...). We walked a few hundred metres, found a hostel, and checked in. If we'd had a decent amount of sleep, our intention was to go straight to the Palenque Mayan ruins. We hadn't had enough sleep and felt that we wouldn't enjoy it. This left the choice of going in the afternoon in the heat of the day, ...
... give up as the top of the bottle was ending up in my ear or eye or I simply poured it down the front of my shirt. It was like an old episode of 'It's a knockout' where they made people dress in big, fat suits with huge shoes and made them run across a moving walkway while the opposition poked them with sticks. Most ended up flat on their backs. It felt very similar.
The fact that the only road was nothing more than a dirt track wasn't helped when ...
... ruins. From there, it was a steep fifteen-minute climb uphill, which, in this humidity, meant I probably sweated out about a full bucket's worth. I know, I know, too much information. But hey, it was worth it: We got to the main area where there were amazing pyramids, temples and structures. Unfortunately, we were pressed for time: With only an hour or so until the site closed, we only had a chance to see some of the main sites, and not to hike out to ...