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Travel Blogs from Puebla
The two hour bus ride from Mexico City to Puebla was uneventful, as was the taxi ride to the hostel. The hostel was nice and only a couple blocks from the Zocalo, the main plaza. Terrick and I dropped off our bags and then asked the guy at the hostel (who in my opinion looked a little like Enrique Iglesias) for a recommendation of where to eat dinner. He sent us to a restaurant about a 5 minute walk away, and it was a great little place. It was very ...
... of metres into the air.
As it's a Sunday the site is free to visit and despite the car park looking fairly full we see only a few families here and there as we explore. A cobbled stairway leads the way up the hill and we find ourselves amongst pine trees as the path takes us past terraced foundations and small pyramids. The site was an important Meso American town from 600 - 1000 CE and much has survived the test of time. The area was rich in obsidian, a useful ...
... a 60 in the middle of the 2nd row with two 30s either side, and the bottom row with a 20 in the middle and two 10s either side. There was also Bobbies favorite game the basketball one where you get as many balls in the hoop as you can and the game I was really good at, mini 10 pin bowling. There were heaps of other games but we mostly stuck to the ones we liked and got the most tickets out of. We scored enough tickets to get a gun ...
After some more driving we entered Puebla. We made a stop at a point that had a small staircase of ...
... itself was huge, and busy, and full of mad mexican drivers. Graham did a great job of avoiding all the cars that were trying to squash into the hairs breath of a space left between our car and the car infront, and when the 6 lane highway merged into 3 lanes we shut our eyes and made it through! We didn't stop in mexico city itself, i was planning for us to stop and spend the night in Puebla, about 60km outside the city as i'd read lots of great ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking