Intercontinental Presidente Merida
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Merida at first glance seems to be one of those cities where you would like to spend some more time to get to know better the city center, restaurants and cultural attractions. As this time we were just in transit, I'd need to come back!
... t find any restaurants in the shopping complex or area surrounding it just down the road from our hotel, so we jumped in a cab and asked him to take us to the restaurant area. We ended up in a restaurant street not too far from where we were out the front of a La Parrilla, the restaurant we really enjoyed a good night at in Merida. We went in and had dinner there. We only had a few beers, Bobbie had the chicken Cesar again which was made at the table side and I even got a plate of ...
... all of the intricate patters they decorate their buildings with. Most of their decorations feature 'Chaac' the rain god with a large nose. Uxmal also had a lot of iguanas roaming around. We took half of our pictures of the ruins and half of the iguanas hehe. Kev wanted to feed the iguanas a hobnob like Karl did on 'An Idiot Abroad' but we didn't have any hobnobs hehe. We arrived back to Merida just in time for a really quick swim at the hostel pool and then our ...
... young men hired for the day acted as additional security, but what their purpose was we really couldn't tell for they only had their cell phones. I think it was mostly just presence.
Finally, after a couple of drive by military and police vehicles, a van pulled up and the presidente got out. We of course do not know him but Pepe pointed him out. The reporters were going mad and then the president did something that we think was quite impromptu. He asked for ...
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