Madero Monterrey - Monterrey
Travel Blogs from Monterrey
... with decimal accuracy must be wrong compared to a dial on a car? What do you think? Another lively discussion to while away the driving hours.
We are safe and sound, tucked into a Hilton Garden Inn in Monterrey. Not a pretty town so will likely have dinner in the hotel and get a good nights rest. Heading to Aguas Caliente tomorrow and will update you ...
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
First Day in Mexico!
To sum this day up in one word…..INSANE!!!!! All I kept thinking was what in the !$%# did we get ourselves into?!?!?
To start off, we left our hotel in Brownsville, TX around 9am after waking up at 5:30 am to do a little more research (actually Nina was up at 5:30, I rolled out of bed around 7am). Off to get our Mexico insurance! Of course we were relying on ...
... ride in the country!! Not bad!! Not like the war stories you hear online!! We made our way finally to mex hwy 180 and off to Tampico. Made some stops for food road side Tacos with beef cooked in front of you over a open pit is the bomb!!!Getting gas wasnt bad, Just watched the attendant dd the math and of we went!! truck ran better on the non ethonol gas. Ohh, when you cross the border ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility