Hotel Ibis Merida
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... Finished just in time to grab our bags from the room and check out at 8:30. We walked across the street to the bus terminal and got our tickets for the bus. Not long after and we boarded. The bus left on time at 8:45. A nice bus with aircon, toilet, reclining seats and a TV up front. We stopped for 5 minutes in Valladolid and then on to Chichén Itzá. They had "The taking of Pelham 123" and "Divergent" playing on the TV but both in Spanish. But I watched ...
... of more developed areas again. In the main square is the oldest cathedral on the American continent. There is also a new museum which is very modern including touch screens with three languages maya, Spanish and English. There are shopping centres here. Big malls and whilst in the 16th Century Merida was the most important city in Southern Mexico - today it is a big cosmopolitan city where big companies have invested huge amounts of funds into the ...
... you to read up on the Mayans- they have a fascinating history which has dumbfounded and surprised many historians. A significant minority of southern Mexico is Mayan today and they strive to maintain their traditions, be it food or clothes etc. They look slightly different too- they have a larger brow for example.
After a traditional lunch of spaghetti bolognese at the restaurant there we travelled onwards to Merida, a colonial city of 900,000 people, many of whom ...
... modern living spaces, often over two floors with pool and guest cabana to boot. Mind you with prices around 400USD, you can see the attraction and we felt like we were in our own little version of Location Location!
One of the most striking things was that many of the houses have original paste tiles originally imported from Europe and they are lovely.
Tonight was Paper String's last show, and it was amazing! We were booked for a house concert in downtown Merida through our friend, and fellow Centre student, Eric. He's an artist, and met up with this gay artist couple living in Merida. When we entered their house, it was like a modern art museum. Everything was so open and colorful, ...