Travel Blogs from Veracruz
... on our bus got off and left the station to buy coffee and we had to wait 10 - 15 mins for her which made us even later which I hated. The hotel we are staying at in Oaxaca doesn't have a 24 hour check in, it closes at 11.30pm and at the rate the bus is going there was a chance we might be locked out, so that's why anyone making us late was going to get on my nerves. During the trip we watched the final 4 episodes of Boardwalk empire season 3 which was pretty awesome, such a good ...
... trees and a life size camel.
After a few celebratory cervezas and some delicious tacos de pescado we went to bed, jet lag in full swing. Due to said jet lag, we all woke up at 4am without a chance of falling back to sleep so we decided to make the most of it and have an early start.
After a rather unpleasant shower scene, in which a drunk Mexican thought it was lucky day (I assured ...
... And then realizing I am barely understanding their directions, they walk down to where I need to sign in.
The entrance is a big brick wall. The name of the school is not on there, just the address. I guess this is for security reasons because of threats? Its a beautiful brick walkway. Then there is this large building that I later found out was a temple. But it even has the security metal detectors like the airport in the old days before 9/11
Then I have ...
... around, have discovered there is nothing here, was due to stay 5 nights but am now going to stay only 3.
Found an aquarium in a shopping centre, wandered about, it was lovely, full of fish, they had a walkway through the tanks with sharks and rays swimming over the top of you, they had tanks full of dolphins, and lots of local mexican fish, they had a tank of 4 manatees, ...
... actually canals that wind for miles through areas which in the Spring are covered with flowers. Today the most colorful aspect was the myriad of gaudily painted boats which were poled along the canals. As you ride along, you are approached by others in smaller boats offering to sell hot corn, soft drinks and crafts. The best; however,were the Mariachi bands and the Marimba players who would pull alongside and serenade you for 80 pesos. After ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool