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The Anthropological Museum in Xalapa (an otherwise unremrkable town) s reckoned to be the second best in Mexico - after the national museum in Mexico City. And that might well be true, but the day we visited the National Museum it was very crowded (being a free of charge entry day for Mexicans, if not for us) and not having enough descriptive material in English.
Xalapa. on the other hand, we had almost entrely to ourelves and a ...
... Cuban feel to it – it was a little more gritty than some of the other towns of Mexico, and the atmosphere a little different. I also noticed that pretty much everyone here was overweight – like really overweight. Extremely disappointing for a beach town, but don’t think the gene pool is too strong in Veracruz… I don’t think I saw a single person that I found attractive in the few hours I did spend walking round there.
Also, when I visited McDonalds ...
... for a couple of sit in's and a tandem, which was occupied by the kayak guide and birding guide. I decided to stick close to the birding guide in case he pointed out any notable species. As it turned out, his specialty was birding and not paddling, and they were so slow and way behind the pack.
Lots of egrets, cormorants and black birds with a local name flew over us. We were heading directly towards the sun rise, behind Agaltepec Island. ...
... took awhile with no gloves or tools. Someone had hit my bumpers while I was gone, fantastic!
The drive home from Philly was horrendous since it was rush hour. I was so glad to get home in one piece after that drive. I have to say I'd much rather have stayed in Mexico than return to this freezing weather.
Things Learned on Day 9:
1. Plata de Metal means metal plate in Spanish.
... p.m. We had piņa coladas, fresh fried tortillas, guacamole and bean dip as appetizers. For dinner we were served arrachera, mixed vegetables with nopal, a type of cactus, potato wedges with lime and chili spice, sour creme and guacamole and a spinach salad with sliced almonds, mango and strawberry. After asking what the spice on the potatoes was Anna asked the Bertas and they told us it was Tajin Classico, I made note of that and decided to find some. ...