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... with people from many different cultures and get to know the Mexican working styles. Calling Germans “efficient” is surely true, as Mexicans are probably just way more relaxed about their tasks or just have different approaches to finish them. Anyhow, working with them can be a lot of fun, just not if you have a lack of time. Generally, many things in Mexico (not just group works) take longer, but in the end they will
get done and work out. ...
Trip to Querétaro
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 ...
We hadn't spoken of the very nice hotel we stayed at in Tecozuatla. It was unclear if it had fallen on hard times and was failing or if the current owners were trying to restore it to its former glory. In any case, the owners/employees were very nice and went out of their way to accommodate us. El Rincon Primavera, "A touch of spring" is the best I can do. See the ...
... rentals, and the whole thing is new and beautiful. We are so glad we went. Mark found a walking tour map of the historic center, and became "Tour-guide Mark" for the day. We saw a dozen churches, a dozen plazas, and lots of cool artisanal things. Lunch was delicious tortas (sandwiches filled with meat, cheese, and salsa). We also saw a group exercise session in the park, which looked more like a native dance. People ...
... we did
origami at the bar. Thanks man.
I took a day trip out of the city to a small town called
Bernal. Here resides the world’s 3rd largest monolith called La Peña
de Bernal. I joined a guy I met on the bus and we hiked up as far as we could
together and relaxed at the top for a few hours just looking across the broad
landscape. It was pretty cloudy but I was still able to get some ...