Hotel Ibis Merida
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... off at the 97-year-old church to take some photos then headed through the old stone archway through overgrown paths to a crumbling antique. Like most haciendas in the Yucatan, this one used to be very lucrative by growing henequen. Before Hurricane Isadora hit some years ago, Eduardo said the town would hold parties and dances at the old house, especially on the big, shaded porch. He remembers his oldest brother getting married there. But after ...
... conversation/joking buddies in the house. He brightens everything up. Anywho...my first class was SPA 360, 20-21st century latin american literature. It'll be cool. The best part of my day, though, was eating lunch with my mama and one of the other students living in the house. It was the first time I actually had a conversation with Mine (pronounced me-neh), a 4'something, skinny, spunky, 19-year-old, ...
... anything but we found a room which was thought to be some form of servant’s quarters, but when we entered we found more paintings covering the roof. This was pretty fresh discovery for us, and we don't think others know about it as it would be roped off too.
For the rest of the day we visited Tukil and Muna. At Muna we met Patricia Martin Morales, she creates museum quality archaeological reproductions ...
... couples who were so sweet and amazing! took lots of videos to try and learn from them later..
there was also a music festival happening in the square which was cool to listen to live music..
we were also cheeky and asked to see round a brand new hotel that had just opened, some of the rooms were like $500 usd a night but they had no guersts yet as peak season so they were happy to show us around.. how the other half live!
... e Historia was about a 20 minute walk from our hostel, allowing us to explore a little further than we had ventured before. Housed in a refurbished mansion, the outside of the building is magnificent.... and unfortunately thats all we got to see, because for some reason, this Tuesday, they were closed. I was heart broken. We took the late bus, leaving at 5:40pm, promising ourselves that we would return one day, if only to see the inside of that ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking