Travel Blogs from Veracruz
... was clear, but on entering the bus found that not only was I next to the *******, but also next to a fat old guy and two of his friends, that literally spent the whole night snoring at the world’s loudest volume. Not impressed… and must have only got about an hours sleep at best on that ride.
When I did eventually arrive in Xalapa at 6am, my lack of sleep combined with previous death cold and absence of energy escalated massively, and felt super drained, to the point ...
... one of the most beautiful in Nepal).
I think I must have difficulty adjusting to Mexican time because again, I was one of the handful at the auditorium for the opening address 5 minutes before it was scheduled to commence. It turned out things were only 20-30 minutes late in the end. As usual there were long speeches by VIPs, and then a 2-hour one by Mexico's most decorated mountaineer, Carlos, who had taken to paragliding across Mexico as a new challenge. There ...
... my knapsack. Unlike the drugstores in the US, in this farmacia and others that I saw, the goods were not accessible by the customer. You stand at the counter and ask for what you want, and they fetch it for you from the back.
MIssion accomplished, I could finally relax and look around. I noticed a museum across the way and considered going in, but mostly because I thought I should, not because I wanted to. My real love is nature (hence I didn’t pay attention to ...
... me to ask our guide if he was new).
There are also smaller "supply" boats that pull alongside offering drinks, food (mostly corn and tacos) and handicrafts for sale. A lot of locals out today and quite busy even though it was mid week. Most of them had bought their own food and drink and the whole atmosphere was like one huge party on the water. There are mariachis as well, some on boats, some on the piers where the boats depart and return to, but most people seemed ...
... at Franz Josef, with thunder and lightning thrown in too. We have been pretty lucky with the weather up until this week when we have had to put up with rain, but it is the rainy season after all.
On Friday night we discovered that there is a 6 flags theme park near here, so on Saturday we got the metro and then a bus to the park. We found out while waiting for the bus that if we showed up with a 600ml coke bottle we would ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool