TripAdvisor Reviews Lastra Puebla
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... of their way showing us the items on our list, allowing us to try and recommending other specialties. Yum! Lunch was amazing trying some local specialities including: Tacos al Pastor Árabes - marinated pork on flatbread Queso fundido con chorizo - a pot of melted cheese with chorizos on top served with flour tortillas. Frijoles charros - a spicy, meaty, bean soup. Cochinita Pibil - corn tortilla with pork from in a tomato based sauce. Laugh The girls found much ...
After a long drive form Cuetzalan we got to Andrew's & Dany's apartment mid afternoon. Later in the afternoon we drove to Centro and had a look inside the cathedral before having a bite to eat and then later in the evening making our way to the Puebla arena to watch wrestling. For those not accustomed to Mexican wrestling, they all wear masks and whether they represent good or evil, they all have their followers.
It started at 9pm and ...
... in the background as well. Then there was the amazing water fountain and kids running through it all lit up with their coloured lights. Magic!
Had a few minutes before dinner to go into the Metropolitan Cathedral ...
... to kick back beers on a trip.
The arena was a fair jaunt away, certainly the better part of a half hour walk. Chatted with Kathleen about her former horse farm business. Just before this trip she had taken a flight from Perth to fly over the South Pole in a 747.
Near the arena Fabian suggested we eat from the street vendors which was fine, pointing out booze options too. There were some large looking ...
... shouldn't be going outside unless you have to. 60-75 is now warm enough to be out on the street enjoying the sun, but you definitely need a light coat on.
Between 75-80, it is a perfect day.
Above 80, it is sweltering uncomfortable heat and you should stay inside all day and attempt to stay cool. Going to the beach is also acceptable. If it hits 90, "the older people might die".
Once again...not the toughest country around.