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... cultural hub. It was literally hundreds of shops next to each other, some of them focused on selling handicrafts and other souvenirs but most of them were purpose-oriented, meaning that they attracted mainly local people who needed to buy something used in their everyday life.
After a few blocks we reached two main downtown markets: Lucas de Galvez Market and San Benito Market. Lucas de Galvez Market has been the main market in the city of Merida since 1887. It ...
... three minutes without melting. As you walk into the site, thew first thing you see is the Pyramid of the Magician, an impressive building just like the Castle at Chichen Itza. According to Mayan legend, a magician God called Itzamna built the pyramid in just one night by himself. The whole site was covered in Iguanas of all colours and sizes, I kept pointing them out, excited at seeing each and every one of them. We explored the whole site and even climbed ...
... metre Christ of Unity on a 12 metre cross above the main alter.
The lights on the buildings around the Zocalo with many horse-drawn carriages waiting for their mainly tourists made this a worthwhile yet ...
... thankfully very nearby). She said I should come back for breakfast - with free breakfast at the hostel this was unlikely but I intend to visit again to see what other delights she has in store!
I walked the short distance to the hostel and found it without difficulty. It doesn't seem as friendly as the last one, or as well equipped. I had the choice of a few top bunks, none of which had sides to prevent you from falling out! The dorm is also exposed to the ...
... for hours. We freshened up and walked into the city center for dinner at a place that we saw on our walks that looked really good called La Parrilla. It is a bar restaurant with an open front that has a really great Mexican/hogs breath vibe to it. All the waiters are really friendly and funny, the food was delicious, I had Mayan chicken fagitas that were incredibly tasty and Bobbie had a Caesar chicken salad and fries which ...