Travel Blogs from Xilitla, Mexico

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Dalí was a poseur, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Dalí was a poseur

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... surrealists put together. They pretend, but he is the real thing." We heartily agree. Edward came to Mexico in the 1940s to escape WWII, and came to Xilitla in 1945 to cultivate orchids. In 1962, a freak freeze destroyed his orchids, and he decided ...

A Brief Stop Between Huejutla And Xilitla, Tamazunchale, Mexico travel blog

A Brief Stop Between Huejutla And Xilitla

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

The unusual but wonderful Las Pozas, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

The unusual but wonderful Las Pozas

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

www.junglegossip.com Accommodation While in Xilitla I stayed at Hotel Guzman, Corregidora No.208, Tel: (01-489) 3650001. The Hotel is located only a 2 minute walk from the main plaza and was excellent value for the price. In my opinion this ...

Soggy Tipi, Soapy Chicken, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Soggy Tipi, Soapy Chicken

A travel blog entry by doove

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... . Could pretty much see what I needed to see from the window of the bus, and the rest of the scenery up until reaching Xilitla was pretty breathtaking. When I reached Xilitla, I was a little nervous because I had literally no idea of where to go, and felt ...

I saw this village on the map and ended up here, Pinal de Amoles, Mexico travel blog

I saw this village on the map and ended up here

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... opposite side of town, alongside the main road that leads out towards Pinal and Tequisquiapan. If you intend on travelling from Xilitla to Tequisaquiapan, then a good option is to spend the best part of the day in Xilitla at Las ...

A Pleasant Small Town With Expensive Hotels......, Jalpan de Serra, Mexico travel blog

A Pleasant Small Town With Expensive Hotels......

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

Jalpan de Serra – 15/7/8 - a Pleasant Small Town with Expensive Hotels Nothing to ...

Xilitla, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Xilitla

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... largest collection of surrealist art in the world. With war approaching he went to the States and eventually in 1945 moved to Xilitla where he started to grow the local orchids. When a freak snowfall destroyed them he decided to build them in concrete. ...

Sierra Gorda, part 1, Jalpan de Serra, Mexico travel blog

Sierra Gorda, part 1

A travel blog entry by b-squared

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... , inspiration, and dedication have motivated legions of employees, volunteers and residents throughout the Sierra Gorda and across Mexico to conserve this diverse landscape and provide sustainable livelihoods to its people.  Pati's husband and two ...

Xilitla, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Xilitla

A travel blog entry by mexicanna

Je suis sure qu'on voit les palais ...

La Magia de Xilitla, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

La Magia de Xilitla

A travel blog entry by skiphunt

... being tense for nearly 5 hours, I felt a bit feverish and my skin itched from the cheap hotel soap. Though, before I left Xilitla I learned that they’d had an outbreak of mosquito-born Dengue Fever. Didn’t worry about it until I looked it up ...

Xilitla, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Xilitla

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... , a series of cascades built into eccentric gardens by an surrealist Englishman poet are also closed, as is the 2nd largest pit in Mexico, where swallows enter/leave en masse at dusk & dawn! - It just makes no sense shutting these big open outside ...

Bizarre worlds, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Bizarre worlds

A travel blog entry by benneal

After zipping past more little villages in the Sierra, we arrive at Xilitla - a place the Rough Guide describes as "picturesque" but looks like a bomb has hit it with dug-up roads, grubby markets, jumbled streets and odd people. We trek out to see the ...

Surréaliste Xilitla !, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Surréaliste Xilitla !

A travel blog entry by aroundthemorld

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... la vida mexicana: el de una linda familia! * La traduccion es mia (del principio al menos) --------------------------------------------------- Surrealist Xilitla! Victor and I crossing the country frow West to East was, in many ways and every sense of ...

Heading east in the Serra Gorda, San Juan De Los Duran, Mexico travel blog

Heading east in the Serra Gorda

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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Day three of our trip was a busy one. In the morning we drove from Jalpan to the Tancama archaelogical site, and then on to see the Landa de Matamoros Mission and museum. After a traditional lunch at a local restaurant, we went up into the mountains past ...

Xilitla, hindi me bole to

Xilitla, hindi me bole to "Hilitla" yahaan X is H

A travel blog entry by vravindrak

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Subah kareeb 5 baje ke aaspass achanak mujhe garmee mehsoos hone lagee.. Bus ruk chuki the..mujhe laga hum Xilitla pahuch chuke."Mexico me X has sound of H. Va ko Ba bolte hai...spanish exceptions while speaking...ok, ab return to Journey".  But i ...

El Jardín Surrealista de Edward James, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

El Jardín Surrealista de Edward James

A travel blog entry by olea

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Aquí hasta los bichos son surrealistas... pero más aún los ...

Xilitla, Mexico, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Xilitla, Mexico

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Beautiful mountain ranges on the way here.  Interesting town. Las Posas was pretty amazing.  Who would have thought there'd be another surrealist jungle garden in the world (referring to the one I found outside ...

Vacation, Landa de Matamoros, Mexico travel blog

Vacation

A travel blog entry by carlosmunoz

We have a house just mile from Jalpan, its very nice to be able to get away from the big city, we enjoy being ...

Connie's Birthday in Xilitla's Garden of Eden, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Connie's Birthday in Xilitla's Garden of Eden

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... in the middle of a tropical jungle filled with amazing poured concrete sculptures. An amazing place to spend my birthday - Las Posas in Xilitla, Mexico! We arrived at Las Posas (The Pools), one of the most unusual and unlikely gardens in the world. Here ...

Aug 09, 2011, Aquismón, Mexico travel blog

Aug 09, 2011

A travel blog entry by olea

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The Bird Cave - Sotono de Las Golondrinas a.m., Aquismón, Mexico travel blog

The Bird Cave - Sotono de Las Golondrinas a.m.

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... (Magic Town), in the State of San Luis Potosi. It is in the Huasteca Potosina region, the northeast part of Mexico, and home to the Huastec people. Xilitla, pronounced Hee-leet-la, is a laidback, little mountain town, perched on the top of a hill and ...

La Trinidad -A little bit like Canada in Mexico, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

La Trinidad -A little bit like Canada in Mexico

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... there, maybe 15 families. They do not have electricity and it was only recently that a decent road was built to their village from Xilitla. It still boggles our minds that people can live so far away from populated areas and do quite nicely. But then, our ...

Concrete Jungle, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

Concrete Jungle

A travel blog entry by andycrandy

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... me with a bit of translation and then invited me to join him on a walk to Las Pozas. The ultimate attraction to see in Xilitla. Las Pozas is a crazy work of art created by Edward James. An eccentric British artist with lots of money. He ended up buying ...

May 18, 2014, Xilitla, Mexico travel blog

May 18, 2014

A travel blog entry by neemanmaayan

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