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... ears, but as the chances are that once you head further and further from Cancun or 'gringoland' as they call it, the less English will be in evidence and some knowledge of Spanish will be required. No time like the present to use it.
Still armed with the map provided by the hostel, I followed the main route into the downtown area, taking in several plazas, several very impressive churches, the cathedral of Ildefonso and then wandered onto the main ...
... hibiscus flowers). The Mexican Food Odyssey had gotten off to a solid start!
We spent the rest of the day wandering around town. It was a nice place with some beautiful squares. The only downside was that none of it had been pedestrianised and, as it’s now a city of 800,000, it was quite hectic with the noise and the smog of traffic and everybody on foot squeezed onto the narrow pavements. We decided to move on the next day ...
Once again we searched endlessly for an orphanage or school we could help. Luckily we found Hogar Nueva Vida through a forum. We emailed Patricia who welcomes us with open arms.
Unfortunately I got sick again and had to go to hospital. I had to have blood tests each day and be monitored. I was advised to just rest for a week so our Merida experience was very limited. ...
... bumps. They all wear jeans of varrying age and style. The ones who get off at the factories along the highway, near the industrial park, have faded jeans and worn-in shirts. They carryp acked lunches in a plastic bag or dusty backpack. The others, younger, wear dark, tight jeans. A brightly colored, fitted shirt hugs them. Sunglasses sit atop their gelled hair and music seeps from their headphones. One day, the only sound in the van was a ...
... on hop off bus down through the fancy pancy business district, out into the suburbs and parks. We decided to stay on and do the round loop of about 3/4hours and get a feel for the city.
We took in some fancy markets not like the ones we were used to for the past yr - here things were actually way far out above our budget! But hey we ate some great grub while there so all was not wasted haha
I managed to find one of these super malls I had heard so much about ...