Hotel Pueblo Magico
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I thought our cab was last but we got there first with the Albertans. We had to get to gate 1 and section 1. Bruce wanted to look at a map but I said to ignore it. Gate 1 was found. The other two taxis were somehow behind us. Got a complimentary program to boot.
We headed off to the section 1 seats. Sid found an area where we could sit together over two rows. The beer pouring system was beyond my scientific comprehension, the guy at times having to pump ...
... menu but the waitress of course only spoke Spanish so any questions from her led to the usual blank stares from Jim and I. Had chicken fajitas and a XX beer 150 MP. Yapped about fishing in Ontario. Told him all about Loser Lynn, Fiona. Planned out our touring route for tomorrow.
A few night time pix and back to the room. A night with minimal alcohol is in order. Finalized the diary for uploading as the blog, along with sundry pix. Bed by 2230.
... of their three principal towns.
Within sight was Lake Patzcuaro. The land around the lake is communally owned. No motorboats and the like for pleasure are allowed. The only boat traffic is basic transportation to and from the seven inhabited islands.
We walked around the main pyramid structure at Tzintzuntzan. Its striking architectural feature is rounded segments. Other pyramids in ...
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Left Mexico City on Rte 15. There were many toll booths en route. The roads themselves were very good, the surrounding lands in need of water. There was some farm land but mostly low lying forested hills. The overall speed was not great due to the ups and downs, breaking, etc. Chatted for most of the first 2H with Jim about--what else?--travel.
It was easy to ignore any Spanish programming but less so the Kevin Spacey movie 'Father of ...
... and watched everyone faff until about 10am before the first boat was ready and loaded with enough passengers for us to set off! However, during the wait it did allow us time for churros and atole de canela (a warm drink made of maiz served for breakfast). Once we finally arrived at the Isla, we walked up to the 40 metre high statue of Morelos, a hero of the revolution, inside are murals scaling the walls up the spiral staircase until ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking