Casa Torres Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... rolls and a 7 piece punk band who would also be surfing at his place.
I'd have to say the music wasn't quite to my taste but it was amazing to watch the bands perform as they broke guitar strings and drumsticks in their frenzied playing. One of the drummers almost passed out after a particularly gruelling track which left him gasping for breath and downing pint after pint of water. Despite their hardcore music ...
... again though, this time cooked by Lilianas mum; delicious Chiles Rellenos (stuffed peppers), something I can't try in a resturant as they're battered, but mine were kindly made egg free. I spent the evening catching up my blog, whilst Liliana went to night class for her masters and we both got an early night ahead of our road trip. I'd been warmly welcomed by Liliana and her parents and thoroughly enjoyed their hospitality, now we'd be on the move for a Mexican family weekend ...
We arrived in Zacatecas early in the morning and walked around for over an hour with our heavy backpacks trying to find a hotel. We finally settled on a large cheap place near the center of town, paying about $25, for a dingy dark room. The sun was out for a few hours that first day, revealing Zacatecas in all its glory, but then the twin tropical storms causing havoc on both coasts of Mexico, a weather phenomenon that hadn't happened since the 1950's, caused ...
... include embroidery and making chaquiras. Chaquiras are elaborate decorations that I believe were once created with yarn or a similar material and are now created with small beads and beeswax. The chaquiras depict the mythology and origin stories of the Huichol as well as important symbols of the Huichol people. To me, the chaquiras are absolutely amazing. I’ll post a few pictures, but it does not do justice to seeing the artwork up close.
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... to her that after the party I was excited to tour around the country. Surprisingly, I was met with a stonewall resistance from both of my parents. Wow, it’s really been a long time since anyone forbade me to do anything.
The reasoning behind this strict mandate precipitated from an event that supposedly took place in some undisclosed location, on some unnamed highway, some indeterminate amount of time ago. I was told that apparently a bus was hijacked and ...