Travel Blogs from Veracruz
... eating one meal a day, but never felt hungry… Still I don’t mind illnesses where as part of the recovery process I get to eat lots of steak :P So she gave me a prescription almost identical to that of a pregnant lady, and dragged Adriana round a few pharmacies either side of visiting Cholula and the worlds widest pyramid – though most of its underground so you don’t really get to see a lot of it.
Adriana gave me a bit of background history, but I still found ...
... hour of so wandering around the mall which was on the first floor of the hotel building. Plaza Americas is the place to be for the more well-off residents of Veracruz and beyond. It was packed with people drinking coffee, having a meal in the food court or one of the restaurants, shopping, catching a movie, or just loitering. There was even a toy train driving kids around the mall through very heavy human traffic.
It was soon time for lunch at the restaurant ...
... our hostel to check out the rooftop bar. It was someone's birthday and they were having a private party so we holed up against the bar and had a few rounds of Sh*thead whilst drinking the ridiculously cheap Corona on offer. Craig and I headed to bed around 12 but Wayne decided to stay on for a few more beers. Not long after, Wayne came back to the room as the music had changed to traditional Mexican music so his dancing ...
... this giant, 7 storey building, with 164 or more beds, was a definite exception. On the top floor was a kitchen with a balcony overlooking the main square, excellent coffee on tap all day long. While there were few English speaking travellers (they apparently mostly stay in the safer, trendier suburbs - I think they are missing out), there was a great bunch of South American musicians who we chatted with, cooked dinner around each other, and were all late night owls enjoying our ...
So I went to work again and got through security a little better. Learn more about what is expected of me at school new policies and old ones and things that are pertinent to new teachers.
Did I mention that the school is Jewish? So I got to learn some Jewish history. To all my Jewish friends out there, I am a little more educated. Apparently, I get to learn more later.
So pretty normal day of Spanglish learning and getting some paperwork done ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool