Holiday Inn Mexico City Tlalpan Churubusco
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... at the airport set us on our way to the big city, which apparently translates - according to our room wall as - "belly button of the moon" (see photo).
The hostel, as the name implies, is in a historic quarter of the city, near some beautiful colonial-style architecture and cobblestone streets, although our reading and adventure has yet to educate us about the history.
Being Saturday night, the streets were jam-packed with locals ...
... the next gate" scenarios. This was at 9am, in a city where the temperature had already climbed to well over 30C, and where there was little to no climate control--it was hot. And crowded. I was feeling the effects of lack of sleep; the flight from Phoenix to Mexico City was short, but I wouldn't have slept anyway--my seatmate was a lovely musician (a classical violinist) who lives in Mexico City and was happy to share with me his words of wisdom for surviving the ...
... slow he can understand us. He was very nice and understood most of what we said to him, he wanted to serve us so he could practice his English. After dinner we returned to the bar for more cocktails, things get a little hazy after that but Bobbie ended up chatting with some local Spanish girls, one of which asked to trade scarfs with her, which at first she didn't want to because it was her favorite scarf but in the end made the ...
... no joy. I ordered a torta, which I thought was like an open taco but turns out, it was more like a burger, go figure. Mine was delicious though! We ordered dos corona and as we were finishing them the bar tender came over with two more compliments of the man at the end of the bar, we gave the guy a wave, said gracias, and then debated whether to drink the damn things for ageeeeeees haha. Why would a random Mexican stranger buy us beers...? We decided Mick could be the guinea pig, so after ...
... down to half their price. Shopping tally so far..... purses 2, ring 1, earrings 2, paintings 2, lychee fruit 10, political t shirts 2.....to be continued!!
Our trip to the market was completed with a lunch stop in another local market where we tried the staple diet of cheese and ham quesadillas for very little money.
Our days activities were completed with a trip to the massive 600acre park, although it wasn't quite ...