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
... not far from our room but, as with everywhere here, many sets of steps up and down, no lights and more window frames with no glass. The term is "rustic" :-)
After showering and more tea, we had a great kitchen but it was too late for a fire so we went to bed. Or to camp is perhaps a better word... Our dorm is a big concrete building with camp-beds, or cots as some call them, standing low on the icy concrete floor, we were freezing! I am convinced a canvas tent would have ...
... up my Dad's present at the Artisian market in town. So I went downtown and got my last presents. It will probably be my last experience in central Mexico City. There were other festival Day of the Dead things going on all over the city. I would have to come to Mexico all over the country for many years to get a full sampling of what happens even in the different areas. Every area has their own little tradition. Even within ...
... go to a stop near Santa Fe where I stayed for the hotel. And we walk to the mall, and now I realize Jen and I got a little sunburn. And we get things for them, like Hilson needed a voltmeter, etc. We tried to see movies, but no to avail.
And then we went to the food court that has subway, and burger king, and other familiar mall places. But there was this place called taco inn and sold pastor tacos (ham cooked on a rotessarie) and the tacos are made fresh so ...
... my bedroom with a mattress, the computer and the sounds of the rain. It rains like every day and when it hails it looks like snow but of course it melts quickly. And since I am on a hilly mountain things drain pretty quickly.
And when it thunders, it makes me think of my Calida and Alto at home and how they tremble and how they would completely hate it here. The only one that ...