Holiday Inn Express Toluca
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... but it turned out ok.....Nothing a hat cant fix!!
Why Toluca??? Well in reality, when booking the flights many,many months ago in our London flat, with no idea about Mexico, or our plans for Central America, it was a cheap place to start!! And if im honest, it was a baptism of fire, learning a bit of spanish quickly or starving!! There is not much to see or do, but as a place to start, it wasnt a bad one. Next stop......Mexico City
... powder for the big kids :-)
On our first visit to town we were greeted with the usual glances of displeasure aimed at "Gringos coming to gawk" and it felt very unfriendly. I did wander what the people here did as so many were doing not a lot. Then, for a few, I saw the answer - play dominoes and cards outside one of the small supermarkets :-) On our second visit to town it seemed we had passed the "test" as we were greeted with smiles and waves, had a few brief ...
... to wait so its not really fast, but whatever. I always want to try them because they are supposed to have pinapple and onions and salsa and pico de gallo and etc so Hilson ordered for me, and I asked for extra queso, yes it costs more but I don´t care.
And Jen gets a pizza and has to kiss Hilson before hand because he will be eating meat and she´s a vegetarian. Its silly.
And we walk around many places and then decide no movie. And get the bus ...
... little toot to get your attention to see if you need them, but only if they are free.
Buses do it too. But their honk is a little louder. So in between speed bumps and car horn honks it seems like there is a lot of traffic and it goes slow which it kind of does certain mornings. But then they press the gas and go superfast, to the next slowing down spot. Very strange these things are. But its Mexico.
... clothing so we could climb a few worthy summits along the way. Ideally, we would like to climb the highest summit in every country we will be crossing (if we haven't done it already). As many of you already know, mountaineering is our favorite past-time so we will purposely aim for those big mountains as we ride our bicycles through the Americas.
So we got really excited when the opportunity ...
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