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We shopped in the market, looked around the town. It's the source of mole, the chocolate & chilli combo. Chocolate is big. Went to a family in a small village and helped prepare our own lunch in a typical dirt floor, open fire kitchen. Very tasty and ...
... are not that plentiful the rest of the year. In vogue at the moment seems be anything red, white and green (Mexican Independence Day on Monday and they are going mental for it). We also checked out Santa Domingo Church/ Monastery / Museum which is the usual blend of impressive/ garish / decadence that you expect of the Catholic Church in the colonies. We now sit at The Fawlty Towers pool but the water is far too cold to venture in but at least Ian gets his first "foot shot" ...
... lorry to take a photo of the queue, I exchanged pleasantries with the drivers mate - Carlos who, I think, had a sister and a cat. My fellow Mexicans (I'm now a native having increased my vocabulary to around 10 words) are a resourceful and impatient people so having decided enough was enough started "modifying" the land to create an escape road. The angry shouty men in the ...
... meat - much tastier!
We also learn in Puebla that Mexicans know that it's a Mexican Christ because it has a bruise on his cheek from the kiss of Judas. Christian Christ's don't have this marking. There are many universities in Puebla and it is very well lit and safe to walk around. It has a wonderful feeling about it and feels like we could spend more time here than we have.
We have a few hotel inspections today - one at La ...
Miles Per Gallon: 19.7
Stayed in a slick camping spot next to a waterfall. It was a good spot to catch up on laundry and to relax a bit. This was one of those real natural waterfalls too, not that BS man-made business. Evander Holyfield would be proud.