Hotel La Casona De Tita
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... of the time using human sacrifice etc. However they were very advanced in agriculture, trade & astronomy. They had a solar chamber which still works today over 2000yrs after it was built that predicts the seasons etc and helped them know when to plant the right crops etc. They had a crazy ritual called the ballgame which was a little like an early form of handball combined with netball using a stone covered in ...
... Definitely strategic. And so impressive. Everywhere in Mexico you seem to be in a valley looking at mountains and ridges in the distance, or on a ridge looking out into a valley. Really spectacular. We wandered through pre-columbian lacrosse courts (well kind of), huge temples for ancient priests, and up massive structures that overlooked the ancient city. You could easily picture Zapotec life happening in the large grassy areas and in and around the different temples ...
... we emerged at the top of the falls. It was like this tiny pool of water with bubbles coming up in the middle as if a natural spare, there were little tiny creeks slowly trickling over the edge, which I was very reluctant to get to close too. So a bit of background for you on Hierve el Agua which translate to ' the water boils'. The site consists of two rock shelves or cliffs which rise between fifty and ninety metres from the valley below, from which extend ...
... number of brightly coloured markets.
We have been attacking the local street food vendors and devouring countless serves of tacos (egg, chicken, pork, beef, and unidentifiable meats), quesadillas, BBQ grilled chicken, beans and more.
One of the specialties here is grasshoppers as tasty snacks. We bought some in one of the local markets. Matt ate half the bag- Macushla tried one and ...
... they wind up the mountains. Another thing that you must watch out for on the Libre roads are the tope's (speed bumps) Mexico likes to put them everywhere! Some are labeled some are not! One has got me 3 times now, you look up at the big green signs that tells you at a fork what way you are going and the also put a speed bump right under the sign. So you don't see the bump because your looking at the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility