Travel Blogs from Merida
Before I headed to class at 10:30 this morning, my mother and I had what she called a "therapy session." Over cereal, fruit and nutella exchanged life stories from my mama and me. What prompted the long conversation was me commenting about her niece, Tania. I met Tania when I first moved into the house, and every time I have seen her since she has had a bright smile on her face and is so helpful and kind. This is what I told my mama... Mama ...
sooooo.....I had a feeling that something wasn't quite right in how I had my host family planned out in my head. Friday, it all clicked after meeting Dona Angelita (who had been in the hospital) and Joaquin, Nenuca's husband. Here's how my household goes, now:
Dona Angelita (mi mama and whose house I live in)
Sus Hijos/sons: Gonzalo & Fernando (has 2 kids, Andres y Fernando)
... for a visit of Queen Victoria. Right on time we made it back to the car, as the heavens opened and it started pouring.
Overall, it had been quite relaxing and a bit different to one of the bus tours, also nice to have a chat with Ralf who was an interesting character. Tomorrow is our last day in Merida, time to buy some souvenirs (all in the best possible taste no doubt), before we will go to Cancun to snorkel with ...
... ruin in the area was Edzna, but we wanted to see if there were any others, and yes, we found a site called Acunmul. It took a fair bit of research (google), but in the end we found out it was some 13 miles NE from Campeche. So we decided to venture out to see if we could find the site.
Day Ten: Lost Cities
We set off to find this lost site that we learnt about on the internet. Most folks we asked did not ...
... and spaghetti which we all enjoyed on top of our meals.
I have seen so much this weekend, so I tried to keep the explanations brief in the hope that you are still reading upto this point! The Yucatan Peninsula is simply amazing and so different to anything that I've ever seen before. Breathtaking beauty.
Happy Birthday Mum :)