City Express EBC-Reforma
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
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When I think of Mexico and it's culture I mostly think of films and TV shows straight from America. Films such as desperado/once upon a time in Mexico/3 burials have all given me an idea (the scenery not the guns etc) of what to expect when visiting the place. I think of strict Catholics, tacos everywhere and historic architecture. On arriving at Mexico city, dumping our bags at the hotel we explored the local surroundings and what do you know? There's a ...
... colonnade and found our own way upstairs to a restaurant on the first floor. Lunch was a very Mexican meal of chicken enchilada with mole (spiced chocolate sauce) washed down with Corona beer, lime and salt (Anne's first!). Afterwards, we wandered back through the shops, esp those selling gold and silver near our hotel. Anne bought a silver chain for $30! Dinner was late in the top floor hotel ...
... Diego Rivera had interesting life! Went to some craft place and then for random lunch, wrong choices made! Had spinach and corn soup which was fine, then red rice, but quesadilla wrong choice - gross! No cheese to start, blue corn flour tasted horrible! One was chicken which was ok and other was mushrooms - huitlacoche - which is corn fungus - ruined by corn tortilla! Realise I definitely prefer flour tortillas versus corn ones. Went ...
... was a good thing. We made our way to the Bellas Artes metro station (which, interestingly enough, has an entrance decorated with those recognizable Parisian Metro standards, which were donated by the City of Paris! It was cool to see that again...)
It was hot, sweaty, and a long subway/bus ride home again, but the sky clouded over and I had a nice nap that led to a beautiful thundershower by the time ...
... time to ferment before used for tequila. The fibres of this same cactus were also used as sewing thread and needle. Today, they still use the fibres that come from this plant but also use cotton because it is much cheaper. Next we tested various tequila, I don't like tequila but it certainly tasted much better than what I'd previously had in Australia. Our tour host also shouted us a bottle for the bus drive. He really liked our group and we all had a lot of fun. Most of our day we spent ...