Hampton Inn by Hilton Queretaro Tecnologico
Travel Blogs from Queretaro
According to Conde Naste traveller magazine, we are in the best city in the world to visit. It is a colonial city with lots of Mexican charm,culture and heritage. We just arrived, in the heat of the day, so have nothing to report yet as it was too hot to walk around. I will report that the campground has the cleanest, newest facilities since North Carolina! i didn't even ...
... microphones takes centre stage as we dance to classic rock and roll and even some acrobatic swing moves are attempted. What a night!
Unfortunately the next day I had to continue my journey and say goodbye. Miguel dropped me off at the bus station and I had a contact to stay with in Cholula thanks to Gaby. I'd had 2 days of fun and laughter and met some of the loveliest people...it's hard to imagine travelling without CS these days!
As a quick little side trip on my way to Patzcuaro, I decided to check out the little town of Bernal, with its famed monolith that keeps vigil over the citizens. It was recently measured to be the tallest free standing rock in the world, beating Gibraltar by about ...
... and climbers. It was a beautiful desert uphill hike and scramble where I saw many signs that I couldn’t really read though they all contained the word “peligroso”. There were a few times when I wondered if maybe I should turn back but was belittled later when I saw a family with younger kids coming down. It really isn’t too dangerous and kids should be fine but I would be very nervous if my ...
... so it is quite unique.
The tradition of Carnaval (or Mardi Gras) goes way back to the Greek rituals honouring Dionysus, the god of wine and revelry. The Romans continued with the tradition and added their rituals with it. As Christianity spread, the tradition became linked to the time of merrymaking before meat was removed from meals, called Carne Levandas. This was shortened to Carne Vale and then Carnaval.
The Mayans also held religious festivals ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility