Hotel Torres Del Fuerte
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Mexico started out the same way my entire trip has started... I think 6 or 7 planes landed at the same time in Mexico City, so there were at least 700 (if not much more) people waiting in line at Customs & Immigration. The line got so long and there were no ropes or personnel, that the end just snaked into the beginning, and pretty soon, there …
DAY TWENTY SIX
Best: today's leg of El Chepe, the canyon walls dwarfing the train
Worst: the old bag flies in on her broomstick
Up at 0540 for all three S's to start the day. Mucked around with a few napkins [the scrapbook] and got things pretty much ready to go upon return from the morning's jaunt. The stove had gone out at …
... belly"). Here I also met Ubaldo (Mexico) and Gallo (U.S.), students of French and Spanish respectively. We agreed that only Spanish would be spoken that day! This proved somewhat of a challenge for Gallo and I at times but we found ways to make ourselves understood.
I shared a few more funny Spanish moments from earlier in the trip, like the time in Zacatecas when I was telling my buddies how difficult it was to find a new pair of jeans in Mexico. The ...
... We noticed tons of cars heading up the hill too and taco and ice cream vendors setting up shop. It seemed a very unusual location, so we asked what was going on. The next day would be one to honor the town’s Saint Ignacio (I think was the name) and villagers would be trekking up the mountain to camp overnight and pray and honor the saint. Amazing.
Halfway up the mountain, in what felt like the middle of nowhere, we noticed men carrying TONS of empty ...
... and debate whether to go to the city center and get a hotel for the night or camp somewhere…anywhere. We hate arriving into a city, which is confusing and takes time to get our bearing straight with all the small roads and traffic, so we decide to camp. We go up a dirt road and talk to Pablo, the security guard, and camp just outside the perimeter of the new governor’s palace that is still under construction. We hike up a hill and find a spot above the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed