Casa de las Columnas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... Finished just in time to grab our bags from the room and check out at 8:30. We walked across the street to the bus terminal and got our tickets for the bus. Not long after and we boarded. The bus left on time at 8:45. A nice bus with aircon, toilet, reclining seats and a TV up front. We stopped for 5 minutes in Valladolid and then on to Chichén Itzá. They had "The taking of Pelham 123" and "Divergent" playing on the TV but both in Spanish. But I watched ...
... you to read up on the Mayans- they have a fascinating history which has dumbfounded and surprised many historians. A significant minority of southern Mexico is Mayan today and they strive to maintain their traditions, be it food or clothes etc. They look slightly different too- they have a larger brow for example.
After a traditional lunch of spaghetti bolognese at the restaurant there we travelled onwards to Merida, a colonial city of 900,000 people, many of whom ...
... modern living spaces, often over two floors with pool and guest cabana to boot. Mind you with prices around 400USD, you can see the attraction and we felt like we were in our own little version of Location Location!
One of the most striking things was that many of the houses have original paste tiles originally imported from Europe and they are lovely.
After a moderate bus ride (meaning - just long enough for us to feel moderately ill) from San Cristobal de las Casas we arrived in Palenque, notable for the Mayan ruins located close to the town. We elected to stay in the jungle closer to the ruins rather than the main pueblo to fully absorb the jungle experience. We stayed at the Jungle Palace... not so much a palace but nice, basic accommodation with our cabana backing onto a small creek. After dropping off our bags we headed ...
... Carnival in Merida whilst we were here. Initially we were all going to go and watch the main procession from the comfort of the Mayor’s box… However, after it was decided that it wasn’t suitable for the kids I went along on my own with the Hacienda manager. Sadly, this meant that we couldn’t watch from the comfort of an air-conditioned balcony and had to join the crowds tying to get a ...