TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Zimpizahua Veracruz
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... difficult to concentrate, so when some other people (small child and mum( asked if I could do an interview about the place in English, the only bits I could remember were about decapitation and sacrifice! Ahh well… After that, hung around Cholula for a bit, climbed up a big hill where could see the volcano I wanted to climb but because I was pregnant never got the chance, and generally relaxed.
Following that was just up for a chilled night, so no alcohol this time ...
... Language: Spanish
Life Expectancy: 76.66 years
Currency: (£1 = 20.06 Peso)
GDP Per Capita: £1,476.95
Size: 1,972,550 km2 or 761,606 sq mi
Major Religion(s): Roman Catholic
Government: Federal Republic
Head of State: President Enrique Pena Nieto
Suffrage: 18 years old
Border Countries: Belize, Guatemala & The United States of America
Climate: Varies from ...
... buffet sounds good. And the first decent meal in 3 days. Met a few of the other participants, and soon, it was time to load up the bus to start our Familiarisation trip at 3 pm. There were like 45 of us, escorted by Jesus and Eduardo and one more man who said his name was too long, from Mexico Tourism. We had a running commentary about the town of Veracruz - and I can tell you there is a lot to see - as the commentary lasted almost the entire journey .
We arrived in ...
... park and the “must-see” Anthropology Museum. ...
... Souls Day -El Dia de los Muertos. This is Mexico's biggest feast. Basically tradition has it that the dead come back each year to visit family and friends. Originally parties used to be held in graveyards ( can you imagine ?) and offerings were left for the dead, like skulls made of sugar, bread baked in the shape of bones etc Today parties are held in the streets and people and kids dress up in all sorts of funny costumes all to do with death and skeletons ...