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... more of the same things we've seen throughout and try to not get caught in tourist traps. I fail at my negotiating skills here and regret my purchase but it's a gift and it's not so important what it costs.
We see the Government palace, the cathedral and notice there is a hop on/ hop off tourist bus. Merida feels like somewhere I could come back to and spend a lot more time.
Back on the bus.
We have a brief stop at Casa locanda - a ...
... Catherwood. In a way, Frederick Catherwood and John Lloyd Stephens are the reason we are in the Yucatan. Starting in 1839 they discovered many overgrown Mayan ruins and brought them to public attention in "Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan", a travel diary of the trip written by Stephens, illustrated with Catherwood's lithographs. Their style is ...
... when you drink it and apparently hits you again out of the blue the next day.
On the first night there was local music and dancing in the main square. The dancers were all dressed in white and the ladies had colourful needlework on their dresses. I was relieved to see some of the male dancers sweating.
On the second night it was my turn to choose where we ate and ...
... always carried some bologna in his back pocket and chewed on that bologna throughout the game -- and he did this more or less secretly."
Sam Jones: "The Yankees always did things in a big way. Why, when the season was over they'd even give each player three brand new baseballs. No other club ever did that."
Babe Herman tells the famous story of how he became one of three Dodgers standing on third base simultaneously in a ...
... and perhaps daft ones when Loser Laura appeared. I said to Gary 'Exhibit A'. The Translator appeared with 'Guru' on his shirt. Is he a charlatan, Guru aka Stefan?
A very short walk to the bus station. Chang bought some food from a street vendor. Many lard asses aboard plus joking about which of the group might sit with a lardass local. Brian was back by the ******* and hated it, whinging all day long. The Translator is my seat mate. It is another ...