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 ...
... the road. So we walked along and chatted with them until we reached the road where we needed to cross to catch the train (Tren Ligero). But we noticed there was a local market. The boys were looking for lunch and Rachel and I decided to check it out to see if we needed to go to Xochimilco. Naturally the food had to be sampled and we also discovered that some of what we wanted to buy could be bought there, but still decided to ...
... while the rest had scrambled eggs with ham. Keith gave us four of his top railroad trips [3 in South America]. This place has a quirky feel even more so in the daylight. Saw Carlos by a spot that would be good for the group photo. Finished the diary by 0850, readied the bag for the day, a bit of email and then out for pix of the place after 0918, taking advantage of the later start. Sunny day but still a bit cool. Packed, found some handouts of the place ...
... them my id and sign in and they double check my name and my id and say in Spanish that I have to walk down more stairs and turn right go down elevators walk a while and then go up elevators. A nice preschool teacher that spoke both spanish and english and was from the states and just as new, sort of translated and asked the guy to find someone that would walk with me to the middle school office. This whole time, I was under the impression that someone like Denise was going to ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service