Travel Blogs from Campeche
... where closing time was also "time that staff can go home", unlike in Europe).
So I visited Edzná as Japanese. Luckaly it has only 1 plaza with a really beautifull 'Gran Acrópolis', which was raised on a platform holding several white buildings shining in the sun (yes he was back). Glad I was able to see this before returning the car...
Now I will chill a bit in Campeche, and then I'm on my way to the Chiapas province!
... at the local churches and plazas and sinking back into the doing nothing feeling I had cultivated so well in Mazunte. A visit to the Malecon, the seafront, with my book and a coffee, was just what the doctor called for after the rather packed few days I had had. Shannon and Martin had also come to Campeche that day, and we met for some delicious tacos de pollo con frijoles before peeling off to an early night´s sleep, much needed after the previous night!
... meal and watched the passing parade of Campeche life. On our ride around the waterfront on our wee electric cart we had spotted a park that had some interesting equipment, including swings you could lie down on. Georgie was particularly keen to go back and give them a try. Sure enough there were three swings that you could lie down on so Jess, Georgie and Maggie all had a turn. As the girls were getting off so some other children could have a turn we noticed ...
... very large
washrooms, decorated in a modern Mexican nautical theme, about 8 pool
tables, couple table tennis tables, 4 or 5 foosball tables, and 6
tennis courts. Oh, I almost forgot to mention the beautiful beach.
They have about 30 RV camping sites,
unfortunately for them we are the only guests, and no members showed
up today, something about going to work, I did not get the
We spent most of our time this morning
... It wasn't the best of ideas as the tour was entirely in Spanish. I enjoyed the scenery anyway but wouldn't recommend it as we didn't cover any places you can't get to by foot. When we got to the Church of the Black Christ I didn't go in, just hanging around outside. The driver came up to me and explained that it is a very important place for Campechians, and look confused and slightly apologetic that the tour didn't have an English translation.