In 2019 the Thirteenth Keele Meeting on Aluminum will be held at Uxmal Resort Maya, Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico, (

This exceptional hotel is situated overlooking the spectacular ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Uxmal. It is approximately 78 km fron the city of Merida along the highway to Campeche.

Merida, The White City, was founded by Francisco de Montejo in 1542 over the ruins of T-hò, an ancient Mayan settlement. During the colonial period, stones taken from the Mayan temples were used to build several churches and convents that can be seen in Merida today. The weather in both Merida and Uxmal in February is very plesent with a temperature ranging between 20 and 30 oC.

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Arrival in Merida : this city is located in the northwestern region of the Yucatan Peninsula. It has an international airport (Manuel Crecencio Rejon) with daily departures and arrivals from Houston, Miami, Mexico City and Cancun. From the airport at Merida the hotel at Uxmal is about 45 minutes by road.

Please provide the local host with the details of your arrival at the airport as some transportation will be provided to Uxmal on Saturday 23rd of March and return on Wednesday 27th of March.