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 ...
Torreon is an industrial city in the north of Mexico, I was for once off the tourist trail and taking the opportunity for some Mexican hospitality. My time there was a nice step change from my recent travels and I've rarely felt more welcomed. I had been invited to stay with the lovely Liliana, who I'd met back in Merida, at the start of December. We'd hit it off spending a day together on a tour followed by a fun night on the tiles. Liliana had then very kindly extended an invitation ...
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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... were lined up outside the bus, executed, and left to rot in a nameless open expanse somewhere in Mexico. Numerous web searches have yielded no actual proof. Now, I’m not saying that it didn’t happen (maybe I just lack the investigative talent to find any articles relating to this event… even on Fox News’ website); what I am saying is that I don’t like to buy into hysteria on any level. I reluctantly agreed to refrain from traveling anywhere in the ...