Best Western Plus Gran Hotel Morelia
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... as there was a Semana Santa crowd still.
I pulled in at sunset, found a cheap room, and wandered the bustling market square looking for food. For some reason I tend to avoid street-stall food, but every time I do partake, I love it. Tonight was one of those nights. For about $2 I had a full plate of perfectly seasoned and grilled carne asada, tacos, quesadillas and a ...
... in the area. We lunched at the Barra de Cafe. I had the nachos Mexicanos with a Tecate. The evil brother-in-law and air line points and lounges were topics of conversation.
A former Carmelite convent, the House of Culture is a massive structure. Some odd metal statues made from machinery items were outside. Various people were practicing their instruments as we wandered the halls.
The Plaza of Agrarian Reform/San Jose was our last stop. Locals ...
... tip Miguel. At day's end it is an individual thing but Sid thought 50 MP was reasonable. Bruce kidded if Miguel got more then Sid would have to get less!
A couple of hours to fill. Went with Jim down Ponce de Leon, literally heading for the hills. We followed Jim's intuition at the end of the road and did make some good elevation gains, all for naught as far as good views due to mist. Some good exercise was our reward.
Back down to the ...
... c 1730. Pix so far downloaded, diary done, etc. May put a long sleeve shirt on tonight.Saw Sid so confirmed the time and place [I had both wrong]. Jim and I headed back to the Plaza Chica area for another pollo torta, the drink being a freshly squeezed OJ; he bought.
We carried on back to the Plaza Grande for 2030 to meet Paul and Chris. Sid by thereafter. He pointed out a bar. Chatted for ...
... do the photos of the day component. Bagged out c 2345.
The Yolihuani Posada is nice. The room is spacious. There are modest grounds to sit about and chill. It is secure: we have three keys. Only complaint would be a fixed 0900 brekkie. Thereafter we will do a town tour with a local guide to get some insight.
The best part of the town was the lack of tourists. Perhaps two dozen were seen in the course of the day. We are off the beaten track for at least two days.