Technotel Merida Norte
Travel Blogs from Merida
... a respectful percentage of tje city's cultural sights, including: - The cathedral - The contemporary art gallery where one of the curators asked me to give him a quick, impromptu English lesson... - The city market - The Casa de Montejo, the first building of Merida which is now a Banamex bank - The museo de arte popular, which had a really lovely temporary exhibition on displaying different Mexican nativities. - ...
... ruins. The site is very interesting, located in a jungle setting with some of the best relief carvings and detail on the monuments that we have seen so far. They estimate that only 10% of the site has been excavated with the vast majority of the ruins still covered with growth. Despite our best hopes (and very good luck up until this point) we were reminded that in parts of Central America this is considered the rainy season and an afternoon downpour rushed us through the ...
... a family.
Because it was Madu's first hostelexperience, I truly hoped that it's a good one, because we all know the first impression changes the whole way to go, even if we try and fight it.
Okay, I have to admit that the massive cockroach the second night did not help, especially because Madu told me in the beginning that he could handle spiders, snakes and scorpions, but not cockroaches.
My compaņero closed his suitcase in panic and fled into the bathroom, from where ...
... br> Day Five: Saint Elena
Out first stop in the Saint Elena area was Chunhuhub, this site's buildings are characterized for the harmony between light and dark on its facades. The masonry has lasted at least ten centuries; its constructions are covered in carved stones, perfectly cut and assembled. Chunhuhub means "Next to the Snail"; it was inhabited between 600 and 800 AD.
After finishing Chunhuhub ...
... with pool, volleyball court, etc. The town is really mellow, quiet, and totally free of tourists. We walked on the beach, but the area isnīt ideal for swimming. The family also owns a house in Telchac, so we went back there to eat lunch--delicious ceviche, fried fish (the whole thing, head, fins, eyeballs) and fresh coconut water from the trees on the property. We walked around the land, which they bought 7 years ago as a barren plot, but now is beautifully lined ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility