Hotel Casa Nobel
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... t find anything to confirm this, obviously not a fan of the Spanish. I walked around the pyramid and all of the other structures, the others weren't all that impressive though. There was a large court which was where the ancient Mayans ...
... 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 ...
... of transport I have EVER seen. A railway track, with a cart, and a horse attached to a man holding the reins. Bizarre. All we could keep saying on this 9km journey was "Vamos a Morir" which means "We're going to dieeeee." The only thing keeping us on the track was a piece of string above our heads to hold onto, during this bumpy, journey with unexpected turns and increases in speed. Crazy. The Cenote we visited was hidden under ground with just ...
... to see another of Chichen Itza’s famous constructions, the Observatory. This unusual round building dated from around AD 950 and had been found to have amazing alignments to astronomical events. The Mayans studied the position of the sun and the planets for ritual and practical reasons, enabling the people to know when the rainy season would begin and when they should plant their crops. Near to the Observatory were a number of other ...
... cathedral. A sidewalk café under the arches is the perfect spot for a cold beverage and for people watching. It was very hot so that is exactly what we did, stopped for a cold, cold drink. The staff was quite friendly and one gentleman talked to us for quite some time and gave us a few tips, very helpful. He suggested we stop in the casa de las artesanos to see the handmade local crafts, hammocks, Panama hats, woodcarvings, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking