Hotel Emilia Castillo
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... ago, when we first arrived in Cuernavaca in January, people were celebrating Three Kings' Day. It is this day, January 6th, that the three wise men supposedly arrived in Bethlehem bearing gifts to give to the baby Jesus. In Mexico, this is the day that children receive gifts also. Families celebrate this day by eating a sweet bread cake called a rosca, or ring, that contains tiny dolls in it of the baby Jesus. If a person gets the doll in their piece of cake, they have to host ...
... two pyramids
(Pirámide del Sol and Pirámide de la Luna). It was a fun day in which we were
the true tourists.
After Teotihuacán we went to a Pueblo Mágico (magical village) called Taxco (pronounced Tasko) that lies in the mountains. We hired a big van and we had an other small car (because we
can’t drive with our Jetta’s to other cities). We went with our whole house
plus some Mexicans. When we arrived in Taxco, which ...
... I had my attention more on studying than many of the other international students! He said he often stays home when the other guys go out because he doesn’t always feel like getting drunk etc….made me feel a bit better anyway!
On Friday evening the "girls" asked me to join them but I felt so tired I just couldn’t face the idea of travelling for ages to get to this party and then wondering how I would get home if I wanted to ...
... of the
buildings on the mountains. Of course a local meal for lunch so that
Following lunch we began to walk around Taxco. We
visited the zocalo ...
... enjoying the mild weather and entertainment.
Taxco is the city of silver, most of the silver in Mexico originates from here. There are beautiful (and pricey) stalls and shops everywhere selling some of the most beautiful jewelery I have ever seen. I bought a few pairs of earings and alot of pewter table ware and other things that I probably don't need but hey I was ****** and in the mood to spend!!