07-Marzo-2020, Sabado. Mérida to Cancun, Yucatán
Aquí vamos de nuevo. (Here we go again). Bus ride to Cancun
Dale completely exhausted his conversational Spanish in the first 90 seconds.
Supper at Pescadillas el Galeón. Rumor is that one of our Minnesota friends got hammered here 10 years ago.
Hechos Graciosos (Fun facts)
Before the city became known as “Cancun,” it was called “Ekab,” meaning “Black Earth.” Cancun is actually also a Mayan word that means “nest of serpents.”
In January 1970 there were only three people living in Cancun, and they were the caretakers of a coconut plantation. Today, this all-round resort hosts over a whopping 700,000 residents due to its rapid development.