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If you would like to visit Patzcuaro any time from the end of October to the 2nd of November...make your bookings now. Oops...sorry, too late. This place is ground zero for Day of the Dead celebration. Then, the place is crawling with spooks, specters and skeletons...and people. I imagine it would be a great experience, but not one I'd be having on this trip. The place wasn't ...
... against Sante Fe, a side from Bogota, Columbia, starts at 1915.
The former convent of San Diego was next up for a short visit. Typical of most religious interiors, it was not particularly well lit up save for the altar area.
The Callejon del Romance was stumbled upon. It is a narrow lane, jacarandas blooming. There are several areas where locks have been left, symbolizing true love.
The Temple of the Cross dates from the late 17th c. ...
... side streets, there are no stop or yield signs. It seems ultimately to be a game of chicken but it all works itself out.
Sid asked if we were interested in going to the football game. I was a big yes and Jim a resigned yes as everyone seems to be going 100 MP. Sid will go off and get the ducats. Madame Beaver [from Oregon] aka Jane, two fashion questions: a) where did you get that frilly, black number? and 2) why didn't you leave it home?
... after 1500. Had chile rellenos, presented as a meal with sundry side dishes 40 MP. Paul has trekked in the Mustang area of Nepal. Apparently Suzie let him go solo; surprise there.
Uneventful trip back. Picked up local minibus transportation to return to the Plaza Chica where a relaxed Sid was waiting for us. He had an easy day as well. Group drink planned for 2000.
Back with Jim to ...
... do the photos of the day component. Bagged out c 2345.
The Yolihuani Posada is nice. The room is spacious. There are modest grounds to sit about and chill. It is secure: we have three keys. Only complaint would be a fixed 0900 brekkie. Thereafter we will do a town tour with a local guide to get some insight.
The best part of the town was the lack of tourists. Perhaps two dozen were seen in the course of the day. We are off the beaten track for at least two days.