Hotel Quinta Roma
Travel Blogs from Tepoztlan
... because some of us walk best under duress. Or only under duress. My own most memorable walks would certainly be classified as necessary. For example, running out of fuel a mile from the Yukon border resulted in a long impromptu walk, jerry can in hand. Tepoztlan, the small Mexican town where I've been hanging my hat for the past month, is a town designed for a well trained shank's pony. Like most of the planet, the ...
I got a taxi in good time, went down to San Jose Int'l airport and had unremarkable flight up to Mexico City. Arriving there, I thought I would be ale to stay "in transit" but, I discovered, Mexico is like the USA and you need to go in-and-out. All went well until I ...
After two straight days of taking tours, I was tired. So today, we wandered around Condessa, looking for a place to have lunch. The restaurant/boutique shop area was actually a horse track many years ago and the road design has kept a circular nature with streets crisscrossing the loops - think of a spider web. Its not a huge area but the circular nature of the roads, makes it seem bigger than it is to a newbie because its easy to lose ...
Following a wonderful two weeks in Quertero, I headed back south to Mexico City for a long weekend with my Mexican friends.
On Saturday we journeyed south west to the small colonial town of Tepoztlan, a town surrounded by beautiful landscape. The mountains neighbouring this town create a hugely contrasting environment to Mexico City, and I immediately notice the towns slower pace. We have lunch in the market, a vibrant ...
... my knapsack on after. On the other side of the scanner, the man pressed a large button on a table, and a light turned red. A uniformed agent took his pack to search it. Then it was my turn. Was this where my worst fears would come true? Would the food in my bag get me into trouble? Would the scary mustachio interrogate me?
I pressed the button... and the light turned green. The agent waved me through.
I was in Mexico.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility