Hotel Maria Cristina

Juan Sarabia 110, San Luis Potosí, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Luis Potosí

Going back....

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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I'm not usually one for going back. With few exceptions, I tend to cut ties once I leave a city. Not sure exactly why but it seems to happen and I have very few lasting friendships from these extended excursions into strange lands and none from the city of my birth where I spent the first 30 years of my life, Montreal.

So here I am, going back after 16 years to San Luis Potosi. I was a little nervous because I ...

Happy Holidays!

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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Thanks to everyone who has been following me on this journey and especially those with kind words after the last two posts. It helped me feel a little better.

I am fortunate to have four places in this world that feel like home and I am in one of them now, the city of San Luis Potosi. When I travelled around Mexico and Central America over 15 years ago, I met a wonderful person named Angélica. Through her I met ...

Listen to the signs!

A travel blog entry by nacrobat

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... They stop at 6 pm and clear the road so traffic can get through at night." I looked at him, said nothing for a few seconds as I let this information and all its implications sink in. "Que tontería, es tan peligroso manejar aquí por la noche/that's ridiculous, it's super dangerous to ride this road at night". He shrugged his shoulders and said he agreed but that's the way it is. It's impossible to get through. I'm not sure if I've ever felt more despondent on my motorcycle as I ...

South on Highway 57

A travel blog entry by jim.coates

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... along the edge of the road. These can seriously displace a motorcycle wheel.

Towns are taking on an American look to them, with malls and new homes and hotels built out on the periphery, close to the freeways with plenty of space for parking. However, unlike in the US, the town center in Mexico is likely to be 450 years old with gorgeous old churches and parks to be visited. It was this way in San Luis de Potosi. The Cathedral here ...

Being useful, earning pesos.

A travel blog entry by zendrik

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Just finished giving my first English lessons. What a great feeling, being able to earn money while traveling, connecting with locals, and being useful to them.
I have to say that I was a bit worried that I have taken on a new career, with new demands and expectations, and that I might not enjoy it, that I should probably just stick to what I know and try to get by with my old skills and talents. When I started the week long teacher training at Berlitz, I felt trepidations. Am I ...

     

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