Marriott Puebla Hotel
Travel Blogs from Puebla
We land in Mexico City late at night. The capital city, one of the biggest in the world, is a carpet of street lights. We drive an hour south across a mountain range that separates the two states to Puebla.
Puebla is overlooked by an active volcano, Popocatepl. The volcano constantly blows a thin line of smoke. The city famously has a church for every day of ...
... relaxed visit in Puebla.
Tuesday we woke up, got ready, and headed out to find breakfast. We sat in a little cafe with a great view of the main church. Then, we walked to a bus station and headed towards Cholula, a town with a pyramid on the outskirts. We didn't really know where to get off in Cholula, I was expecting a bus station, and so we didn't get off until the bus driver had reached the end of his route and told us we had to get off. Whoops. ...
After a 5 hour bus ride from Queretaro I made it to Puebla and Luz came to pick me up from the bus station - I was starving so our first stop was food!! We had some chalupas (tortillas topped with chicken and salsa and named after a kind of small boat) and then I tried a cemita - a traditional Poblano dish - pretty much a big sandwich with the bread being a kind of brioche bun. After all the food we needed a walk to let it settle and Luz showed me around Puebla. The city ...
... the future as apparently with the problems/scandals in the church it is not quite as prestigious as before to become a priest. In another town quite close by they have 365 churches so you could go to a different one everyday. Puebla also has a great university and art community. They also produce VW's by the thousand which are transported to the US and Europe. Quite a town of ...
Today was a pretty laid back day. This morning, Sammy, Nikky and I walked around the markets here in Puebla and then watched the Olympics. In Spanish, regretfully, but you mainly watch it anyway, right? It was the female gymnastics all-around and since Nikky used to be a gymnast, we couldn't NOT watch it. It was actually really nice to relax and just take a break. I am on vacation, ...
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