Mision La Muralla
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... ticket is $154 pesos one way to Tequisquiapan, Queretaro.
From Mexico city to San Juan del Rio, a town just 20 minutes away from Tequis (for short) is normal and uneventful BUT, right after San Juan del Rio the bus becomes "pollero" as we call it ... the bus starts making stops everywhere and they end up cramming another 20 or more people inside the bus but standing. I was totally fine but my sister was a bit stressed. I told her that I ...
... as they do not allow you to climb by yourself if you do not have a certain certificate (even though you have done it before). Nevertheless, Mexiko is much more relaxed and its still super safe. Already in the first weeks at the TEC, I got into lead climbing and familiar with different safety systems. Now, I have found the best option for me and will definitely look for some climbing partners back in Europe. (Verena (: )
The Pena ...
After leaving the wilderness,we arrive in a totally different environment:4-5 stars hotel with swimming pool and the lot.
Didn't take long to get used to it,really,also because we badly needed a shower,eheheh.
Tequisquiapan is an escape holiday place for city dwellers coming from The Cement city and Queretaro as well.But yet itīs a pretty chilled out and quiet place where you can actually rest with low noise pollution and very good food,including ice creams.
... so there are plenty of hotels. Yesteday, we decided to go to an archaeological site a few km outside of town. We found ourselves on ā cobblestone road that passed thru a couple tiny villages. The funny thing was that these villages had topes (speed bumps) when you could drive only about fifteen km per hour anyway. When we were clearly confused in one of these villages, ...
... may do more justice to the monolith and town than my words. It was a magical place.
The town is known for all sorts of things - the natural wool sweaters and blankets that are made here; a fat tortilla, filled with all sorts of 'stuffings', called a Gordita; caramel-like candies made from goat milk; and of course the Pena. Actually, people come from all over Mexico to get healed by the curanderos/shamans who live here, healing people by using the power of crystal. ...