Hotel Centro Vacacional IMSS Trinidad
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- the first third of the descent in the loose sand and stones is very easy and fast. The part in the forest seemed to be never ending. Since I didn't have a flashlight with me I didn't really see how the ascent in the forest looked like...
- 11am back in the base camp
- relaxing in the warming sun, have some lunch and then heading back to Cuernavaca (around 4h drive)
... Popo and Itza. The highest peak is 5.500 meter. We are only 65 km from Mexico-City and there is still so much nature. Although on a Sunday lots of people are going out for daytrips. Along the road, people everwhere selling food and snacks. The trash they just through behind their booth.
Sunday night we camp with Hanna at an altitude of 3000 meter halfway up to the pass. We pitch the tents and within 10 minutes a old car comes down the forest trail. That is ...
... some great Mexican snacks. It seems that all typical Mexican food has some sort of meat in it.
I've definitely been getting my protein!
Then we went to a nearby high school and met our host families! My roommate, Ronja, is from Germany and is one of the most funny people I have ever met. She also has curly red hair - like me! - and wanted to tell our host family that we were cousins.
We probably could be!
My host host dad, Edgardo, is a lawyer ...
... 3 hours I spotted a bus to Tlaxcala at a crossroads - asked the driver to stop but he wouldn't do so without a long explanation by which time we were 5km south. Waited for a bus back to the crossroads with a friendly job hunting local & pretty soon another bus came to go to Tlaxcala - 3rd class bus stoppping everywhere, so although cheap, may almost have been faster to continue with previous plan, ...
... and it reminded us of North NZ so much, quite bizarre really. Next, on turning a corner within the forest, there was suddenly a huge snow capped volcanic mountain dominating the landscape ahead of us, we were so surprised it really took our breath away, just stunning! The mountain is known as 'Princess Mountain' and its name is 'Iztaccchihuatl,'(not hard to spell at all!). Apparently you can climb it but its tough and takes 4 ...
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