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Travel Blogs from Tampico
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
... and our GPS, so we got lost (20 miles out of the way). Nina finally gave them a call and got us back on the right path. The insurance process went really well. Johnny at Sanborn Insurance was a great help and provided us with several maps and guides to help us on the journey. Next, we gassed up and stopped by the ‘Casa de Cambio’ (house of change) to change U.S. dollars into Mexican pesos. All of that took ...
... hve people run, I mean run up to your vehicle and from 15 feet away spray water from a bottle to clean your windshield. Let them, it was clean!! Couple of dollars wont hurt!! Roads are rough, the scene is pretty much the same untill you hit the small mountains. Lots of corn and some aguava fields. Hotel is really nice and food sent to your room was good and priced right!! Tip'em they Get more ...
... natured and friendly, enjoying the chat with Des for awhile, then we were on our way again.
As we rode into Tampico, the Police, this time, stopped us to see Des’s driver’s license. They asked for mine too, but the officer could see I was parked a bit precariously, (and maybe because I was a woman), he said I could move off.
I negotiated a good price for a good hotel in Tampico and we crashed into our nice king sized bed, after a 487 kilometer ride. ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking