Plaza Camelinas Hotel
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The city was founded in 1531 by Franciscan monks. It is both literally and figuratively an important crossroads of Mexican history. Four of the most significant events in Mexico’s history took place here. First, plans for Mexican independence from Spain were hatched here in 1810. Second, in 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ...
... the sky cleared, we saw why the tourists indeed come there. See photos. We had to find our way towards Mexico city, and started on our way, eventually arriving in Tula. More on that later. But on the way, we were flagged down by man by the side of the road who had clearly just had a close encounter of his own. He was excited because encounters like this are good to eat. ...
We bussed from the Queretaro bus station to our hostel, dropped off our things, then went out for some late night tacos. Absolutely delicious. I don't think Mexican tacos could ever get old. Then we fell asleep. In our dorm room...not at the taco stand. Our hostel, the Blue Bicycle, is run by three middle-aged women and is spotless. There is a terrace overlooking the city, hot showers, towels, a delicious breakfast, ...
... br> After that unexpected, but greatly appreciated, long visit to the mausoleum, and some close-up pictures of the aqueduct, I attempted to take a new road into town but ended up just wandering around aimlessly for probably a good 30 minutes before I just went back to the hostel and took my normal route. I did enjoy seeing normal, as opposed to touristy, Querétaro during my wanderings, though.
Once in the city center I took a hour long guided ...
... no longer used as an aqueduct, the structure has been well maintained and is a beautiful structure to see, especially at night when it is lit up.
Our tour ended and we were hungry again. A couple of blocks away from the park where we finished our tour, we found a great little restaurant called Luciernaga, or firefly, where we were treated by John and Donna to a great lunch buffet of traditionally Mexican foods. Pumpkin flower or chayote soups, chicken ...