Travel Blogs from Tequisquiapan
As a quick little side trip on my way to Patzcuaro, I decided to check out the little town of Bernal, with its famed monolith that keeps vigil over the citizens. It was recently measured to be the tallest free standing rock in the world, beating Gibraltar by about ...
... hike as far as I could while the kids were in school. I had an easy and uneventful drive from the Queretaro airport past aerospace companies such as Bombardier, that was highlighted by rounding a curve and seeing the huge monolith in the distance.
The town of San Sebastian Bernal is snuggled next to the base of the rock and has a great historic colonial town center. I bypassed a few restaurants on the main drag with ...
... because it has a large "rock." Most shops and restaurants were closed because it’s also a tourist town with few weekday tourists. Again, there was hardly any traffic and it was super quiet. By sheer luck we came upon a wonderful restaurant with an amazing menu. The food was some of the best we’ve had in Mexico. Everyone was impressed with their food, and the presentation ...
... least among them.
It is known for its enormous monolith of massive rock, the Peņa de Bernal, the third highest on the planet.
More at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pueblo_M%C 3%A1gico
Pictures at http://www.pbase.com/larpman/bernal
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We have returned to our Spanish classes - one hour lessons, a few times a week, concentrating on using the grammar that we have studied, in conversations. We find that we understand a lot of what is said to us, but we still need to work on becoming more fluent. Hard to do when we have to think of each word when building ...
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Benito Juarez No. 19, Col. Centro, Tequisquiapan | Hotelfrom $69
H Colegio Militar 7 Col Cent, Tequisquiapan | Hotelfrom $124
Av Ninos Heroes no 33, Tequisquiapan | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Paseo de la Media Luna No. 8, Tequisquiapan | Hotelfrom $92