Crowne Plaza Xalapa
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The Anthropological Museum in Xalapa (an otherwise unremrkable town) s reckoned to be the second best in Mexico - after the national museum in Mexico City. And that might well be true, but the day we visited the National Museum it was very crowded (being a free of charge entry day for Mexicans, if not for us) and not having enough descriptive material in English.
Xalapa. on the other hand, we had almost entrely to ourelves and a ...
... and with not much else to do we just surfed, swam, played cards and ate! We would mission it into town each day for lunch which was about a 20 minute walk each way so that helped kill some time, but it was about as relaxing and chilled out as you could get and the scenery was very different to El Tunco and surrounds but also very beautiful. Lisa and I returned to El Tunco before the rest of the guys but saw them all again a few days later. We had a ...
... br> I ended up spending about five hours total in the museum with a small cappucino break to keep myself going. My museum stamina is usually about two to three hours, but a historical or anthropological museum can hold my attention for double that amount of time. There were so many highlights that I remained enthralled for hour after hour. I was absolutely fascinated by the multiple rooms about the Olmec culture, which is considered the mother culture ...
... I slept on it the whole way haha.
So I land in Miami from the plane it looks quite cool not quite as glamorous as you see on MTV or owt but still exciting for a not v travelled Brit like me. The airport is a maze. Soon as you get out it's bedlam! The instructions (in English and Spanish) over the tannoy too very loudly and even more adding to the confusion, make no sense. The American security are tough sons of *****es, the funny thing is when your flying to the ...
... Potosi. I will check out a hotel while there that puts me close to the terminal where I take off from to get back home.
Today the weather here is hot. When it is cold it is cold because it is so damp nice to have it warm.
To Tommy, the pictures were from the museum of anthropology which is a part of the university here in Vera Cruz. This place was simply overwhelming with all the artifacts that they ...