Gran Hotel Ancira
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Bp10aula5 stayed here on Jul 7, 2015 during their trip titled: Maria de los Angeles Mendez Carrizales .
... to Gabriel (guide), I likened it to Uluru. Gabriel is obviously a history buff. The only problem is that he provides so much history that I find it overwhelming and can't take it all in, if any at all.
Before heading back to our hotel we stopped for lunch at a tourist restaurant. Having left Mexico City at 8 this morning, we didn't get back to the hotel until well after 3.00pm; making it a long day in the hot sun. The rest of the afternoon was ...
... The picture below shows the HSBC building in the background.
Then back to the apartment to pick up our suitcase and cab to the Airport. Fortunately we are clients of HSBC as we are now using their executive lounge to send this message.
Next stop Lima Peru with departure in 1 hour - arrive at 9pm and then camp in the terminal as our next flight which is to Cusco boards at 4.15 AM
... and found a lady who was sketching people for $150 pesos. I asked if she would draw me. So I sat with her for the next hour or so while she drew me. We had quite a good conversation considering her limited English and my limited Spanish. She asked about Australia, kangaroos & the red dirt. Lol. This is where I had my first real experience of Mexican men attention. Lol. 3 guys who knew the lady came up and asked where I was from? Then joked about drawing a Moustache ...
... the inside. People talk about the Butterfly effect and that’s the only thing we missed out on, since billions of butterflies all taking off at once apparently make a noise like a jumbo jet.
We waited one more day in the car park, to see if the weather might warm up but it never did, so that’s all we saw, and we gave it up as a lost cause and went to Acapulco. It’s brilliant when you can compensate for a minor disappointment by going to ...