Hotel Los Pilares Hostal
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We are now official "Temporary Non-Immigrant Residents of Mexico"! (hear champagne cork popping) Yes, our title does evoke a certain sense of prestige, doesn't it? Now that we’re on the other side of the FM-3 process, we can, and do, laugh about how it all went down. When we were in the middle of the process, we were often incredulous. Actually, I think we were lucky that we only needed to visit the immigration office in Oaxaca three times.
... you like nature, it would be the ideal place to visit.
Unfortunately, I’m not such a nature fan. That’s not to say I don’t appreciate nature, I do… from a distance. This was a bit closer to Mother Nature than I felt comfortable with. Our first night (Thursday) was off to a good start, as I really enjoyed learning more about this small indigenous community that was so proud of their heritage and practices. It was ...
... all the surrounding streets. Luckily our patio has a cover (not a roof) but it did keep most of it out. Hopefully it’s past now but earplugs are in order for tonight. At least we were already inside and not getting another soaking. Fingers crossed for tomorrow when we are off to Monte Alban, we even get a lie in as the tour doesn’t leave till 10am and we may even have some Company, up till now we’ve been the only ones on all the ...
... at a time and after careful planning and consideration (ie talking to some other travellers over a pint) we have decided to fly to Cuba for 4 weeks, as you do! So its back to Mexico City (about a 9 hr overnight coach journey - oh joy!) to catch a flight to Havana, Cuba. There are no other reliable means to get there (Cuba, that is; Mexico City? take your pick, bike, car, coach, drug car-tel...).
But first, New Year's Eve, Mexican style. ...
... the OTT public display of affection you get to witness here. The young Mexicans think nothing of practiacally dry humping each other in the middle of the streets, in parks and the like. It is really amusing to see, all I can say is it is like being 16 again at a party when someone turns the lights on! LMAO! It happened everywhere and Simon and I got a front row seat as this young couple (early 20’s) on our tour were all over ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking