Hacienda Santa Rosa, A Luxury Collection Hotel
Travel Blogs from Maxcanu
... each person, and he didn't
have the second tickets for my Indian friends?! Anyhow, we decided to
let it go in the end and just enjoyed ourselves.
Uxmal is an
incredible sight/ site and differs from Chichen Itza. There were plumed
serpents and bird like figures, arches and different kinds of pyramids.
The wealthy had lived here and I, along with 2 of the sightseers scaled
one huge flight of steps to geta great view ...
This site was difficult to find. I understood early that there are risks and everything can go wrong.
i studied the map and understood that the closest city is Macanú. I found a bus and took it only.
The city is Mayan. People look like Mayans and speak strange language. Sometimes mayan words too. This city is poor for the tourist for a longer stay. Architecture is amazing. The build new houses in the traditional ...
... tuk-tuk in India where they are all identical except for the paint job, all look like they've been knocked up in someone's garage, each a custom job according to preference - bike to one side, bike at back, bike at front!!
So far the landscape has been very flat, in fact the whole peninsular is one of the largest limestone platforms on the planet, a karst landscape ...
... with an attempted bribe by a policeman was on our last day. We didn't really understand him, so after a few minutes of trying to get something out of us he gave up and let us off - no problems. If you're thinking about making the trip, definately do not let the horror stories about gangs and violence turn you off. It's the same as anywhere else in the world, if you keep your business in order and keep to the straight and narrow then Bobs your uncle ...
... total, there were 20 of us with most of us from Canada which was pretty cool. There was a couple from Australia but they're currently in Canada. It was a good ride to Ek'Balam since I slept most of the way (after I ate my sandwich of course). We stopped at a petro station so we could go to the washroom since it was about 2 hours to get to Ek'Balam. It was raining quite a bit so we didn't see much as far as the view was concerned. I ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking