Casa de las Columnas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... hibiscus flowers). The Mexican Food Odyssey had gotten off to a solid start!
We spent the rest of the day wandering around town. It was a nice place with some beautiful squares. The only downside was that none of it had been pedestrianised and, as it’s now a city of 800,000, it was quite hectic with the noise and the smog of traffic and everybody on foot squeezed onto the narrow pavements. We decided to move on the next day ...
... exposes water underneath and they are very common in the Yucatan area. The water was cool, which was a pleasant change from the sweltering temperatures outside. It was just a small cenote, however it was possible to swim further into the cave, to a cavity at the back. I decided to conquer my fear of small caves and swam on my back under the lowhanging ceiling to where birds and bats swooped around. We spent some time there, enjoying the crystal clear water ...
... 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 ...
... the trees, then we turn right and the only thing we see is a wall of brush and trees, woohoo the fun begins. Two hours later after chopping our way through the brush, we arrive, luckily the site was not too overgrown, but it was pretty strenuous to chop and hike. Although small, Sacbe has astonishing ornate buildings. There are many carvings of Chaac, and the area above the doors were covered with elaborate structures still ...
... br> Izamal is a pretty little city which we explored on a horse and carraige, and the majority of the buildings were painted bright yellow which added a nice feel to the place. Explored the museum and church in the centre of the plaza and then we laid down under the Mexican flag and I was mesmorized by the clouds. Sounds wierd, and it felt wierd but I just couldn't stop talking about the clouds haha it was like some baby was holding a paintbrush ...