Meson del Quijote

San Jeronimo 301, Cuernavaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 62170, Mexico | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cuernavaca

After All This Time!

A travel blog entry by ksullivan

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... so I figured it'd be alright. I passed through all the stalls that lined both sides of the path to the foot of the mountain and finally reached the steps. Because of the beautiful, jungle-like scenery, and the altitude, I stopped numerous times to take in the sights and catch my breath. It took probably a little over an hour to get to the top, and there were stairs, some of which were actually just semi-flat rocks that worked as stairs, all the way up. ...

Discovery School

A travel blog entry by sarahguzzy

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... students per classroom but usually there are no more than 14 students in a class.  If you want to attend Discovery it comes with a costly price.  Each student has to pay 6000 pesos per month which comes out to about 450 dollars.  That means that if the students are in school 10 months out of the year, tuition per year, to attend Discovery is about 4,500 dollars.  Even though it is expensive, you are definitely getting what you pay ...

Glass of every color!

A travel blog entry by tim.gerdmann

Today we went to Mosaicos Venecianos de Mexico, which is a two part company that first makes glass tile and then uses those tiles in many ways including custom murals. We were not allowed to take photos of any of the facilities so they could maintain their corporate privacy.

We first visited their mosaic shop. This is where they put design and put together some world renowned works of art. Many of the projects are custom ordered pieces from places ...

Day 6- January 7

A travel blog entry by emilyhausher

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... It really broke my heart to see the conditions that the teachers work with in order to help these children learn. Also, it was heartbreaking to see the ravine behind the school where the students live. The houses were tiny and some only had a portion covered by a roof. It was crazy to me to see kids walking in the ravine by their houses while there were other children at school. I was surprised to learn that children here are not required to go to school and, if they ...

Downtown Cuernavaca

A travel blog entry by sarahguzzy

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Today our group met in downtown Cuernavaca to learn more about Cuernavaca's history. My favorite was the Cathedral of Cuernavaca (Catedral de Cuernavaca). The church is the oldest building in the entire monastery complex, consisting of four buildings. The monastery was the fifth Franciscan construction established in Mexico in 1525 by the first twelve Franciscan friars who arrived in the country (visitmexico.com). The cathedral was finished in ...

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