Hotel Amatlan de Quetzalcoatl
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed
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So, we were staying at my grandma´s that lives near downtown Mexico City and so we took the subway all the way to the TAXQUEÑA TERMINAL and from there went out from the subway area and into the TAXQUEÑA BUS STATION where we bought with OCC buses the ticket to Tepoztlán. We really didn´t ask how often the buses go but I believe every 30 minutes. The buses are pretty on time and comfortable. They even show good movies.
Once you arrive ...
... figurines, candles and all sorts of health related products filled the vendors' kiosks.
We visited a a small museum at the back of the former Natividad Convent, built in the mid 1500's. A poet from Tabasco, Carlos Pellicer, donated his collection of archeological pieces to the town, which includes a little figurine of the god Tepuztecatl, and they are on display here.
A taxi driver (they are our best resources for everything Mexican), told us that ...
... El Pipila smeared the wooden doors with tar and set them alight so that the insurgents could get in and take it.
Casa Museo Diego Rivera
The house where artist and husband of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, was born. The ground floor has been preserved as it was back in the day (with a suprising numbers of beds in it), whilst the other floors display examples of Rivera's and some other artists' work.
Museo de las Momias
... door of wherever we were and every time we emerged, there was a crowd around him petting and playing with him. His intended-to-be-intimidating spike collar really does nothing when you look at his face which could melt Antarctica.
You could really walk around the town forever and not get sick of it, but we only had a few hours. All in all, we found a cliche place to kiss, an all-vegan store, gave Brody a good walk, and forced us to think about living ...
... airplane hangar where you can have dinner, do your groceries and get a new dress.
The city is pretty touristy, but not so bad. It's mostly in the center part by the language schools and two big theaters. Yesterday I was thinking, well, at least there's no Starbucks yet. Then I turned a corner and there was Starbucks. And Domino's. There's a lot of foreigners here, so I don't get a second look. It makes for a nice transition, but already I'm looking forward to ...