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!
... been found. Uxmal was one of the largest cities of the Yucatán peninsula, and at its height was home to about 25,000 Maya. Like the other Puuc sites, it flourished in the Late Classic period (around 600-900 AD). Indications are that its rulers also presided over the nearby settlements in Kabah, Labná and Sayil, and there are several sacbe’s (white roads of the Maya) connecting the sites. The area is known as the Ruta Puuc, or Puuc route, from the nearby hills. With a population ...
... performance there were people talking, phones going off, general fidgeting and noise. People were using Facebook and WhatsApp constantly, one woman was recording each tune on her phone but seemed disinterested in the actual performance. I also saw that comical sight of an elderly woman taking photos on an iPad.
As for the performance itself, I enjoyed it greatly. Just two guitarists came out at first and played tunes which sounded baroque to me but I've no idea ...
... compared to all the other sites, there is an area with hundreds of pillars that used to be a market where they would trade things like stones and clothing from different areas. The main area around the pyramid was the city center way back in 500-900ad when the site was used as a city, the housing for the maya people would be build in the surrounding jungle area. We got a lot of information for once and didn't have to make up our own stories. There was a very large ...
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