Mision Ciudad Valles
Travel Blogs from San Luis Potosí
... mom picked me up around noon, and we went to their house for lunch. In the afternoon Eli took me to the local "Ghost Town". Cerro de San Pedro was a flourishing mining town hundreds of years ago, but became a ghost town when the mining collapsed, partly due to the lack of water resources. About 4 years ago a Canadian mining company began operations in the adjacent hills and mountainside, much to the chagrin of the few locals who still lived in the area. The incredible scarring of ...
... and not the rest of the country, and any big city has it's sadness, it's desperation, but the people did seem unhappy. There was a strong military police presence, and the sense of unease that pervaded my time there.
I did some of the things one has to do, such as visiting the Boca area, famous for it's Tango dancing, the gaucho cultural center, and the Colon Theatre, one of the most beautiful, by all accounts, opera houses in the world. According to the tour ...
... and 10 second to drive through.
They call it a ghost town but it is full of folks, cowboys, crafts people, hotels, restaurants and more and this was not a busy day apparently.
The streets are uneven and the stones are so smooth that it is difficult to maintain traction regardless of your shoe type. Made for interesting walking...with great care.
Walked up to the church. The thing about these ...
... to me. Her name on the other hand was a bit too long for a name tag. Stefany Nina de Rivera Matus pictures to accompany. So, she decided because my chest sounded funny there would be an xray then a oxygen and anti inflammtory to breath in for 10 minutes every 20 minutes for and hour. Plus a perscription for an injected anti inflammatory. Tonight I went to the corner clinic where a nurse gave me the second one for ...
... steaks and it turns out the beef is from Canada. After a great meal we went to meet up with her father's parents and take a tour of her father's business which Marie works in.
I had a great day visiting with so many people even if I cannot speak spanish.
The cold I got is going away and I am very happy for that. So tomorrow we will go to "Real de Catore" which is a famous ghost town. I am expecting to take a lot of pics.
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking