La Casa del Laurel
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I was very excited to travel to Taxco because it is known for having the best deals on REAL silver, since it is surrounded by silver mines. What I didn't realize was how BEAUTIFUL it is. I felt like I was in another country. The white houses with red roofs and navy blue tiles built on mountains reminded me of ...
... type rooms filled with all sorts of grotesque looking stalagmites and stalactites. It took an hour and a half to reach the end and then we had to turn round walk back. Definitely worth a visit though, I’ve never seen caves remotely as huge as those, and the lighting was spectacular in parts. We went back to the rooftop bar for a meal in the evening, lovely views and the food was OK, Tom had a huge steak which he loved. Monday morning we left for Mexico ...
... friendly self. It is a pity that he had to declare his “feelings” for me as I’d love to go back to Tasco and he would be a great Spanish teacher, but I really am not in the market for any romantic involvement!
Anyway we had a lovely relaxing weekend out of Mexico city and a pretty uneventful journey back to the city. Unfortunately for us the beautiful weather came to a dramatic end just as we reached our stop on the Tren ...
... the town is built around - I'm so glad we took the time to do this as I have never seen anything quite so stunning in all my life. Most of the inside is still original - with wall to wall gold 3D murals, original carved ebony balconies, a stunning organ that still works and a fascinating history. The church was actually built by two French brothers who were residing in Taxco and I suppose enforcing the catholic faith - the Vatican decided they wanted ...
... 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 ...