Trip Start Dec 16, 2010
21Trip End Jan 01, 2011
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We decide to eat breakfast everyday at our hotel. It is not very expensive & you couldn't ask for a nicer place to eat. I had the Tortilla Espanola again. Why mess with a good thing?
Today we went to Uxmal. It is a ruin a little south of Merida. This is the first place we've been in Mexico where there are hills. I think they are foothills to the mountains which are farther south & west. It was great. There weren't many people there is it almost seemed like we were alone, it is so vast. No dogs allowed at Uxmal though. I wonder why they are allowed at Ek Balam, but not here?
Russ & I hiked over to the 'cemetery'. (Not really a cemetery, just some colonist thought it looked like one
You can't climb the biggest pyrimad here. That's okay, it looks a little too steep for me. Everything else her is ok.
We had a fabulous, but expensive, lunch on the grounds of Uxmal. I had Poc Chuc. Traditional Yucatan food. I had little bowls made out of tortilla shells, & another made from the shell of some plant or something. I asked the waitress what it was, but I never did understand her.
After we got back to Merida, we went to the square to watch a Maya wedding. It was Christian, so obviously it was Maya after the Spaniards took over. There was a lot of dancing. Unfortunately my pictures turned out crappy.