Travel Blogs from Veracruz
A month or so into classes and we saw fit to venture outside of our safe haven that is Xalapa. Due to the long weekend (in Mexico, they appear to be every second weekend. And I thought Australians loved their long weekends!) we headed 5 hours out of Xalapa to a place called Catemaco, nestled between volcanoes and lakes in Sierra de Los Tuxlas. We …
... in the toilet.
By the time the coach pulled into our Hotel La Finca in Catemaco, it was dark. I hauled my luggage up to my large room on the third floor and came back down for the welcome cocktail party. The other group - much smaller - which had gone on another familiarization trip joined us so there was some catching up for those who knew each other.
There were VIP speeches, guards in machine guns, and a ...
... away kit. Both teams took the game seriously, just as the spectators took their drinking seriously. It was hot enough for us just standing or sitting around looking at birds or bird facts. These players were running around in the heat. We were soon back in the air conditioned comfort of the bus and on our way.
There was more running commentary from our hosts, as the bus passed cheap hotels costing $10 a night, and some "transit" hotels which charged by the hour, aimed ...
For anyone wanting to retire in Mexico this area is a really good place to consider. There are lots of places to go and things to do. The beach is only 30 minutes from Catemaco and San Andres Tuxtla is only 15 minutes away and has lots of shopping.
... go. By the time we got through security we only had to wait about 10 minutes until we could board the plane.
The flight was short and uneventful and we landed in Houston with no problems. I made my way to my next gate and boarded the next plane. We sat on the tarmac forever and just as we were taking off a woman started to have a seizure so we returned to our gate to get her some medical help. ...
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Other places to stay in Veracruz
Carretera Boca del Rio - Anton Lizardo Km 11.9, Veracruz | 2 star campgroundfrom $66