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The overnight bus worked out well for Tom and James who slept most of the journey, not so well for Helen who had fidgety legs and spent most of the journey with her legs up in the air, not easy in a tight space. The journey had over a hundred speed bumps and I think Helen was woken up by each of them. We arrived in Acapulco at about 7am to some …
Side trip to Taxco, by bus.
Taxco is perched high on a mountainside. Aztecs lived in the area and the Spaniards founded the city in the 1500's. In the 1700's, new veins of silver were discovered and it boomed as a silver mining town. The silver has been depleted but it is still famous for its silver shops. There are hundreds of similar …
... you for our senses
By which we hear the songs of birds,
And see the splendor of the summer fields,
And taste of the autumn fruits,
And rejoice in the feel of the snow,
And smell the breath of the spring.
Grant us a heart wide open to all this beauty;
And save our souls from being so blind
... be up so high. I can certainly say this is a highlight of my trip so far in Mexico. In the distance there was a large amount of low cloud, which dissipated as the sun went down, extending the visible distance in front of us. Tepoztlan has certainly left an impression on me!
The next morning we rose early to complete an hour (almost vertical!) trek up to to the Tepozteco Pyramid in Tepoztlan. The strenuous trek took us high ...
Sadly this seems to be all about studying….again! I have now experienced my first exam….Spanish! I had to laugh otherwise I might have cried…it was such a joke. The written part of the exam contained so much they we had not learnt or at least we may have mentioned it in passing. But the spoken part I had managed to practice so it was okay. If I stop to think about it then I get really worried as I am sure the way things are going I have ...