Holiday Inn Veracruz - Centro Historico
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... the other side of the road in front of the hotel. I could see foundation was being prepared for a tall building on the prime land there next to the sea. It did not take long the bus to arrive. The bus driver handed me change of 2 pesos for my 10 and nodded his head to my question: "Acuario"?
For 10 minutes the route followed the esplanade with the Gulf of Mexico on one side, and nice residential houses and condominiums on the other. Boca del Rio.is for ...
... one and recover a fallen person. But I think we remembered mostly that our paddles were called "fifty dollars" in local lingo.
It did not take long to get to the launching point, below the bridge which we crossed twice yesterday on our way to zip lining and biking. After some warm up, we were divided into 8 teams and we each had to give ourselves a team name and team cheer. Not that we could compete in white water rafting ...
Today was my favorite day of the trip. I have seen so many things that I would never have the opportunity to witness if we had not made this LONG trip. I cannot express in words and unfortunately did not capture on film (due to either too high of speed while passing or not wanting to seem exploitative when at a stand-still) the extreme poverty and absolutely appalling conditions that many of these people are living. ...
... Happy Saturday to all :) Today would be a great day to make some puppy chow and live for the moment.
Although after you live in the moment and savor each morsel of puppy show, you might want to exercise :)
1 box of Chex cereal (or something similar)
1 bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 stick of margarine
1 cup of peanut butter
1 large bag (shopping bags ...
... we headed back to the hotel for the night and made plans to meet the next morning.
Things Learned on Day 1 in Mexico:
1. Veracruz is a tourist destination for Mexicans, no one speaks English.
2. If you want a quiet meal try to eat inside the restaurant. If you are eating outside people will constantly interrupt your meal to ask you to buy various things or to buy a song.
3. The partying in the zocalo goes on til all hours of the ...