How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free parking
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... the buses going at half respectable hours to Papantla, so needed a plan B.
After a quick read of the guide book, decided that Xalapa sounded the least ****, and was at the most convenient time and distance to get a night bus and then spend a day there. The bus was packed but changed my usual seat number veinte cinco (somewhat of a South American tradition) and tactically went for the back seat near the bog, hoping that I could get both seats free to lie down. With five minutes to ...
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
... end of the day, which was 5 pm. I was still energetic, so visited the Mexico Verde tent outdoors, to scale one of Mexico's tallest mobile climbing wall.
Tonight there was to be another cocktail party in the grounds of a museum but no dinner. So I picked up my dinner at Carl's Jr. And then spent the time on Skype with family, packing and doing work (having been away from office for 2 weeks). Heard the cocktail venue was very hot, something I dread.
Not sure if that error is in English of
Spanish, but either way no comprendo.
After cruising Veracruz Cathie amazed
me once again getting us to where the book said the campsite was.
Once there “here” we met William and his wife Beatrice and their
son William. They explained this
is no longer a camp site, and we were more then welcome to camp in
their back ...
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.