Hotel del Portal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... guests with his Mother and sisters cooking more meals next door and his brothers providing the horses and assistance for the arduous mountain climb. This business was also greatly helped by Ellen, an American from LA, living with Joel for the last year, who knows what visitors want. But Ellen is an Anthropologist and going back to LA to teach in the summer. Is this an academic project for her, or is she emotionally involved with Joel and the family? For ...
... told there is a protest at the bus station with no busses leaving as well as some roadblocks on the way. We had to take a private minibus a long way around to avoid the road blocks. The little bus was packed full off our luggage and it made for a very cramped and uncomfortable overnight journey. Early breakfast, Mexican eggs, so called because it is scrambled eggs with the coloures of the Mexican flag red ,white and green, tomatoes onions and green chillies. Tasty 50 pesos.
... poles (you know the ones with the big round bulbs) and beautifully, different coloured buildings, European-looking iron terraces and burgundy awnings. And THE most commanding, opulent cathedrals. I'm serious. This place has some of the best cathedrals I've ever seen. The Notre Dames and Vaticans might actually be sweating it slightly... We walk around for a few hours, then have dinner at a cute little restaurant. I had salad (yay, vegetables!) and Mexican rice, ...
... along, a shot of tequila and some of the chips helping the process. Had a makeshift shampoo before our grand repast rendezvous.
JJ nowhere in sight for dinner and Kathleen bagging same too. Fabian decided to follow a Lonely Planet recommendation re the mole plobano from the Translator, the latter having downloaded some portion of the Lonely Planet guide on Mexico on to his camera. Yikes!
After some searching, El Mural de los Poblanos was ...
... in the battle of Puebla, Mexico against the French. Most Americans don't
know this, and assume it is Mexico's Independence Day. In reality, cinco de mayo is primarily celebrated in the province of Puebla, Mexico, rather than Mexico as a whole. In the US, its a day to celebrate mainly with Mexican food and tequila.
We decided that if Americans could celebrate Mexican holidays, so could the Spanish. Our Spanish friends were initially ...