Taxi/Bus to Merida?

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#1
New Jersey, USA
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We are interested in touring Merida. Would you recommend getting a taxi/bus to Merida on our own, or book through cruise ship? We are going on the RCCL Voyager.

Thanks! :-)
Heather
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By all means on your own. Taxi $25 ea way. Local bus $3.00 RT. Merida is a fantastic spanish colonial city. Pretty sophisticated. Not at all like Cancun, Cozumel or boardertowns. While in Merida, take the carriage ride. $25 for a 50 minute tour out on Paseo Montejo. Upscale area with the prettiest Walmart I've ever seen. Take plenty of film or memory Lots of good photo ops.
#3
New Jersey, USA
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It sounds wonderful! And since I live in NW Arkansas, home of Wal-mart, how could I skip that? :-) Thanks for the info!!
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#4
Outside Athens, GA
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Hey:
I'm going to show my red-neck roots...
Will you post some pictures of the WalMart?
We are going in Octubre oops, October and the curiosity is killing me.

I had a flash back to my aunt and uncle showing us pictures when they moved to Petersburg, Alaska. One of the pictures they showed us was of K-Mart. There was a gravel parking lot and the point of the photograph was the 18 bald eagles in the trees behind it!

Thanks,
Chuck
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Great tours of the city are offered in the local market at Progresso. Worth the money. Our guide was very good!
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I would love to see some pictures of the Wal-Mart also!
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The Merida Walmart has an underground parking garage with escalator. The shopping cart wheels lock when you start down the escalator.
#10
Outside Athens, GA
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That will be way cool for him. Maybe some ideas...
Would you post some more pictures please? I am strangely fascinated with their Walmart!
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I am sure we will take plenty of pictures! He is taking a vacation from Wal-Mart to go see a Wal-Mart. Go figure. It will be great though and I will post pics.
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