Travel Blogs from Torreon
... as Liliana picked me up. After initial holas, we drove straight from the airport up to a local momument to catch sunset. The Christo de las Noas statue, the third tallest Christ statue in Latin America, stands high above the city, providing views all around. It was great to see the Torreon cityscape at sunset, as well as the monument and it's various chapels. We got a little lost driving back towards the centre of town however and drove through some rather dimly lit streets; ...
... were lined up outside the bus, executed, and left to rot in a nameless open expanse somewhere in Mexico. Numerous web searches have yielded no actual proof. Now, I’m not saying that it didn’t happen (maybe I just lack the investigative talent to find any articles relating to this event… even on Fox News’ website); what I am saying is that I don’t like to buy into hysteria on any level. I reluctantly agreed to refrain from traveling anywhere in the ...
Another beautiful colonial oasis in the desert - the fast flowing natural springs here were the basis of the town & are still enjoyed by the local population (and visitors!) today. In places the water flows through the streets in wonderfully crafted ancient aqueducts, less well crafted concrete waterways and in it's natural ...
Hotel La Siesta, Acuna No. 9, Tel: (01 842) 422-0374. Their current rates were 300 + 400 peso for 1 or 2 persons. The small, en-suite rooms come with cable TV but are a little overpriced for what's on ...
... comes from Kansas. Sunday is convention. It is amazing how this small home converts into a very fitting convention place. About 50 gather for the three meetings. 7 are workers. Jon speaks in both the morning and evening meetings. Two profess. Torreon is and arid and desert town - but today we enjoy a thunderstorm!! Last year it only rained twice ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service