Travel Blogs from Cuernavaca
... was wanting to practice his English. So, I talked with him, whose name I found out was Baruch (which is a Russian name, by the way), for a bit and then we decided to hang out for the day as we were both traveling alone.
We finished up at the museum, then headed to the cathedral. It was going to be closed for an hour so we walked across the street to the Jardin Borda, a now public garden in the middle of the city. Most of our conversation was ...
... dance are only 2 hours a week, so those teachers only get 4 hours a week when you add up both sessions they teach. There are typically between 50-60 students in the classroom for one teacher. The students here have to take a test to get in the school and the school only takes the best scores. Once the students are accepted they have to take a test every year to determine if they can stay or get kicked out. We got to visit a couple of classrooms and you could just tell you ...
... her family for a couple of days. It was heartwarming to see how a community that has nothing is willing to give something to complete strangers who visit their schools. The people here in Mexico are unbelievably friendly and super kind. I wish the people in the United States would be like that more often than they are.
On the way back to the Language Institute, we had the chance to go to a Mexican cemetery. This ...
... We then went back to the car to get changed and put pretty flowers in our hair. As it was approaching dusk we headed back to the cememtry where now every single grave was covered in not only flowers but also long white candles and ceramic bowls of insence which gave the whole place a wonderful aroma and a slight almost eery smokiness. We wandered through the whole cemetry in awe of the sight before us, it was ...
... It was only fifteen years ago that a road
was built to connect the tiny village to a main road. Therefore, the influx of commercialized products and introduction of wildly different cultures is still new to the shy people of Cuentepec.Our sleeping accommodations were on the cement floor of the community center where
the elementary school had temporarily set up shop while its main building was undergoing repairs. This meant we often woke up at 7:30am ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking