La Mansion del Burro Azul Hotel & Spa
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Room service
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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The city was founded in 1531 by Franciscan monks. It is both literally and figuratively an important crossroads of Mexican history. Four of the most significant events in Mexico’s history took place here. First, plans for Mexican independence from Spain were hatched here in 1810. Second, in 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ...
... headed out for La Peña deBernal, one of the largest monoliths in the world, up there with the Rock of Gibraltar, El Capitan and the very well known Devil's Tower It was quite overcast when we left, and we worried that the mountain might be obscured. Indeed it was, when we arrived, so we poked around town for a while. We quickly realized that we had not budgeted ...
... one loud drum, wore noisemakers on their legs, and spun in semi-coordinated unison. It was entertaining. The city is beautiful and green and old (in a good way). Well, at least the part we are in. It's actually the second biggest city in Mexico. We love it. We spent the evening in our hostel writing blogs and watching Breaking Bad (we finally have internet fast enough to watch a show). And of course...we got more Mexican ...
... for me or if that drink always comes in a bowl.) After the drink ritual came the food. Bananas with a creamy cheese on top and guacamole . . . with grasshoppers. Eeek! Alejandra was a huge fan and grasshoppers is not an uncommon food topping, taco filler, and snack so I figured now was the time to finally give them a try! I told Alejandra of my hesitation and then dove in. Honestly, seeing as I was eating the guacamole with tortilla chips, there really ...
... of blocks to Garibaldi street and sat ourselves down at a counter to fill ourselves with good Mexican grub - gringas (flour tortillas filled with shaved pork and melted cheese), tacos de pastor, tacos de rez, and who knows what else. John was the winner for trying a bit of everything and Donna was a close second. Fully gorged, we all slept well that night.
The next day, after a big breakfast, to get us into touring mode, we went into the Centro and took a ...