Ixtapan De La Sal Marriott Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
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... start we spent Monday visiting with more of Carlos' family, this time on his father's side in Las Brisas and Chiconcuac. Everyone we met was open and hospitable and it was a pleasure to get to see a side of Mexico that is hidden from the average tourist. Monday also happened to be Carlos and Carya's 7th wedding anniversary and we had a lovely Italian dinner on a balcony overlooking the cathedral in downtown Cuernavaca.
The next day (Tuesday), we had a delicious ...
... cathedral make it look like a medieval castle... and I am actually underestimating the craziness of history. Hernán Cortés, the great conquistador / mass murderer / tyrant (it's a matter of perspective) built a palace in Cuernavaca, the first big city to fall under Spanish dominion. He also built a cathedral ...
... of jewelry that live and work in Iguala which could explain the booths. Although Wikipedia didn't have anything on that. Will need to check Lonely Planet.
We stopped at another bus station in Iguala to pick-up more passengers; the bus was mostly loaded when we left the station.
About a 45minutes out of Iguala I could see some cacti in the semi arid forest. The cacti here are really large, with one trunk and many branches sprawling out and ...
... joined the conversation. The second Manuel used his phone to look up google maps to help us with best route over the back roads to Cuernavace. He also told us where the best hotel in town was located. He was spot on with both his directions and hotel recommendation.
Thanks again, Manuel!
We stumbled upon a good little 'comeda' lunch place where we ate ...
... cracking up over our faces warping on the computer and holding our breath over Jenga. Leo was hilarious - Shiela asked him if he liked the three bags of Snickers she bought and he made up a song about "me gusta chocolate, me encanta chocolate!" and sang it over and over, then leaped up on his cousin and screamed "Chango!" (monkey). I had tears running down my cheeks from laughing so hard. Then Sr. Jaimes got back and one of the daughters came up to tell us. Shiela said, "I can't do ...