Holiday Inn Express San Juan Del Rio
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... one loud drum, wore noisemakers on their legs, and spun in semi-coordinated unison. It was entertaining. The city is beautiful and green and old (in a good way). Well, at least the part we are in. It's actually the second biggest city in Mexico. We love it. We spent the evening in our hostel writing blogs and watching Breaking Bad (we finally have internet fast enough to watch a show). And of course...we got more Mexican ...
... he knew we were both visitors and that I'm American. I'm not sure if that had any effect what happened next or not. This place is know for its Mexcal, sometimes referred to as tequila's ugly cousin. I've tried it straight a couple times before and don't like it. However, I felt that I would be shunned if I ordered anything else so I ordered a drink that mixed Mexcal with fruit juice. Much better. When the owner guy came out with my drink, it was in a wooden ...
... that the average life expectancy of this area is 94.5 years old. Also U.F.O.s have been seen in the area (we didn't see any except for some strange looking big birds). The climax of the film, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, was filmed in Bernal.
So how high is this Pena (peak)? It is the 3rd tallest monolith after the Rock of Gibraltor and Sugar Loaf Mountain in Brazil. It is the only one of the three that is not rising out of the water. It towers 2 000' above ...
... was murdered shortly after and no one ever found out who did it. Some people say that she committed suicide by hanging when the bodies were found. Others have seen her ghost.
Queretaro is full of old legends. It is an old city. I am reading a book right now about all of the tunnels that are thought to be, or discovered, under the city - Tunnels from churches, from wealthy peoples' homes and from government buildings. They were routes that the Spanish could use to escape ...
... for busking money!
In the evening we went to Diego's dad's town Tequisquiapan, went to a really nice Italian restaurant (owned by a French friend of Sophie's) where I had a delicious chicken broth, which was perfect for my still fragile stomach. We walked around the town at night, it's very pretty and lively. I was absolutely shattered by the time we got back and just went straight to bed.