Travel Blogs from Cuernavaca, Mexico

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Cuautla, Cuernavaca, and Toluca, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Cuautla, Cuernavaca, and Toluca

A travel blog entry by muddyfeet

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... .  There is a serious pantomime art to communicating in a newly foreign language!  Somehow I got the information.  Cuernavaca is home to several Cortes founded structures.  The larges and most grandeur is the Palacio de Cortes, not ...

not Whistler, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

not Whistler

A travel blog entry by roadtrip2010

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... avoid Mexico City's confusing highways, we routed south through Toluca to get to our next destination, Cuernavaca. From what I had read this city, also known as Mexico’s eternal Spring, is to Mexico City as Whistler is to Vancouver – a ...

Back to Cuernavaca, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Back to Cuernavaca

A travel blog entry by jamieric

Teotihuacan - Mexico City - ...

Cuernavaca, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Cuernavaca

A travel blog entry by maille

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... where pauls wedding will be, nice but the houses close to Lore´s parents Sten and Clara are a bit more reasonable. Toured Cuernavaca, nice town awefull traffic! There are two main squares and 2-3 clusters of interesting building, but feck all else. The ...

Participant Testimonial, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Participant Testimonial

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... . Some people stayed for a week, others for two weeks. All of them had a wonderful time taking in the holiday festivities in Mexico and doing volunteer work during the break. One volunteer was kind enough to share a testimonial with us. Read on for Jane's ...

Cuernavaca and Palacio de Cortes, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Cuernavaca and Palacio de Cortes

A travel blog entry by carrillo

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So I moved out of my dingy downtown hotel room and found a place at an old lady`s house in a nice part of southern Cuernavaca. While the hotel was close to the action of the town center, my room lacked any decent emnities and the hotel didn`t have ...

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A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

Accommodation Whilst here I stayed at Hotel America, Aragon y Leon No. 14, Tel: 01 52 (777) 318-6127, Web: www.tourbymexico/hotelamerica. Their current rates were 230 + 280 peso for 2 persons, the latter price rooms come with cable TV; if travelling ...

Idealist volunteers, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Idealist volunteers

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

For international participants it can sometimes be a shock to enter the educational/childcare system in Mexico. We advise Casa HOY participants to not take things too seriously and to be prepared for a lack of, well, everything. Little or no discipline, ...

How to Make Ponche, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

How to Make Ponche

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

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It's the time of year again here in Cuernavaca – when the weather starts to get chilly (below 60°!) and people pull out their winter hats and scarves. There’s a crispness in the air that lets your body know it’s fall – time for ...

Casa HOY partners with Salvation Army, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Casa HOY partners with Salvation Army

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

Casa HOY has a new project here in Cuernavaca! We have now partnered with the Salvation Army. Out of all of the childcare projects, this one is definitely my favorite. Although I, of all people, should understand and that every organization we work with ...

Do you “friend” the teenagers you volu, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Do you “friend” the teenagers you volu

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

92 Friend Requests. That's what awaited one HOY volunteer after a day at a local middle school. Over 100 notifications the next morning. "Likes" on every picture. A common debate on school campuses, Facebook relationships and privacy are now important ...

Alternative Spring Break in Zacatempa, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Alternative Spring Break in Zacatempa

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

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... a dental hygiene workshop for the kids, painting lines on the basketball court, and making soccer goals out of scrap wood. Back in Mexico City to catch the plane, the group had time to visit the city's main square (Zocalo) and cathedral (the oldest ...

What'd YOU do over break? - LMU Spring Break 2011, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

What'd YOU do over break? - LMU Spring Break 2011

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... of tacos, but the rest of their energy will be spent hanging out with the community of Tetlama, a small town south of Cuernavaca, Mexico. LMU, one of Casa HOY’s long term alternative break connections, is sending a group of 13 students to Mexico ...

Partnership with IVHQ, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Partnership with IVHQ

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... a future career.       * Environment: an opportunity to jump into the thick of Cuernavaca’s diverse environmental scene. Volunteers have direct contact with local projects to raise public awareness and get practical ...

What's the big deal about this city???, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico travel blog

What's the big deal about this city???

A travel blog entry by susieandisidro

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... too much. It's a good thing this will be our last bus ride on this trip. Needless to say we were glad to be leaving Cuernavaca behind us; I don't think we'll be coming back here anytime soon, unless it's to have a meal at Las Mańanitas. We are ...

Day 3 - 2nd Day at CAM, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Day 3 - 2nd Day at CAM

A travel blog entry by jamieric

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7/3/07 - Tuesday - Today we slept  a lot.  We got out of bed at 11:00am.  Our bodies needed to recover from the last couple days.  We made some scrambled eggs and toast on the little toasting pan.  We got some laundry going for ...

Fun with the Ninas at Aqua Splash, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Fun with the Ninas at Aqua Splash

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

Today was AWESOME!! Tuesday we normally spend time with the Ninas de Eugenia at their home in Tepoztlán. But today we got to accompany them on their summer field trip to Aqua Splash, a waterpark about an hour south of Tepoztlán. We took the Casa HOY ...

Corporate Social Action and Responsibility Trips, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Corporate Social Action and Responsibility Trips

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... group cohesion, recreation and personal challenges? Casa HOY, a socially and ecologically responsible family company in Cuernavaca, Morelos, offers a weekend of social action and corporate motivation: >Social and volunteer work with children and ...

End of Summer at Casa HOY, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

End of Summer at Casa HOY

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

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Another Summer has ended at Casa HOY....but not without great memories.... Our last 3 participants from Canada, Australia, and the States enjoyed their respective weeks of volunteer work, specially visiting the girls from Casa Perlas, a foster home ...

Burning Judas, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Burning Judas

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... the fireworks that exploded just a little bit too close for comfort. So much for fire and safety rules here. I seriously love Mexico. Here is a link with some great pictures, and also a more detailed (focused!) description of the burning of Judas. ...

My Thanksgiving: Picking up Cow Patties, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

My Thanksgiving: Picking up Cow Patties

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... jars. One of the women even has her pottery pieces displayed in the Palacio de Cortés museum in downtown Cuernavaca and the Museum of Popular Arts in Mexico City. It is really amazing to see the work that these women do – the connection they have ...

Part 2: Thanksgiving Day, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Part 2: Thanksgiving Day

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... about how simple the work is, and then what these women do with it. And then you think of us "city people" that live in Cuernavaca and how we waste everything we do. I’m definitely not collecting my dog’s poo to fire up anything here. When we ...

Monday Manual Labor, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Monday Manual Labor

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... how much coloring is accepted on card board, and what the community has been doing about the growing trash problem here in Cuernavaca. I still couldn't tell you exactly which plastics go where, and I definitely mixed up the cardboards what with the milk ...

Casa HOY's first Summer program for families!, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Casa HOY's first Summer program for families!

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... with their summer camp program. Besides volunteer work, the family had plenty of free time to explore the city of Cuernavaca, visiting museums and enjoying family dinners in the quaint, funky cafes downtown. They also had a chance to visit ...

Casa HOY is now a Mexican family enterprise, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Casa HOY is now a Mexican family enterprise

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

... , urban and rural Themed experiences focusing on: Community Service One or two weeks pitching in at an assortment of Cuernavaca-area projects that serve children and adults with different needs. Issue-Specific Talks, visits, and interaction with ...

LMU Alternative Spring Break 2010, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

LMU Alternative Spring Break 2010

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

12 students from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, came to work and "convivir" with the indigenous women potters of Cuentepec, Morelos. It was a great week of cultural immersion, community service and sightseeing in the area. Good luck ...

Day 5 - July 5, 2007, Cuernava, Mexico travel blog

Day 5 - July 5, 2007

A travel blog entry by jamieric

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... Brazilian slums or Favelas called City of Men.  The show focuses on two black kids living in the Favelas.  It was quite eye-opening.  This show plus our trip here in Cuernavaca helps us to appreciate what we have back home in ...

Lunch in the Valley of erect penises!, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Lunch in the Valley of erect penises!

A travel blog entry by natwatkins

... I did stay for a few days though on Stoney Island in Mazatlan. Here i had my first experience of staying in a cabana. Right on the beach these small palm huts are a dream. After this beach relaxation i headed for the big city - Mexico city. Take ...

Beasts of Burden, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Beasts of Burden

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

Today we were beasts of burden. At the moment it was easy and fun. You knew you weren't going to mess it up. Carrying bucketfuls of water to water the asparagus plants – 1 bucket for every 3 plants. Jean Louis explained how long it takes for ...

Update 1 on Flu, Cuernavaca, Mexico travel blog

Update 1 on Flu

A travel blog entry by porunmejorhoy

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... visit Casa HOY in May. As you probably already guessed, 2009 is turning into a rough year (global economic crisis, headlines outside Mexico about narco violence, and now the new flu) for us in terms of the number of international visitors coming to Mexico ...

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