Monteverde Hotel De Cabanas
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We spent around four days in the Lake Chapala area, the largest lake in Mexico. There have been Americans and Canadians and now Europeans living there for many years. We were hopeful we would like it here because it's so close to the US and would make for a fairly easy commute so we could come back for the summer easily and cheaply to visit our children and friends. We spent ...
... de Delores', saying "Viva Mexico" and "Viva la independencia!" These famous words have been remembered and are said each year at the Independence Day celebrations.
The celebrating begins on September 15 (the eve of Independence Day) where crowds of people gather across cities, towns, and villages. Several days prior, you can see vendors selling all sorts of memorabilia of red, white and green, in preparation for the festivities. Just ...
... fact, we are glad to have seen with our own eyes, that everything these other people were warning us about, was not any worse than the violence and crime we needed to avoid back in the states. We had been in places that had a murder every single day; drive by shootings were normal in Southern Alabama; police officers were getting killed by two's in the Gulf Coast of Florida and robberies, kidnappings, muggings and rapes were common ...
Yes, we witnessed our first beheading in Mexico. That is what everyone in the U.S. kept telling us. Don't go down there, they behead people. Well, they were almost right. The only person that got beheaded that day was the pinata version of either Snow White or Goldielocks. I am not sure which one she was, but she sure did take a beating.
Our friend Marteen, who helps out Barb & Sal at the RV Park was having a party for his 3-year ...
... was president of Mexico (1934–40), and was known for carrying out the social and economic aims of the Mexican Revolution. He distributed land, made loans available to peasants, organized workers’ and peasants’ confederations, and expropriated and nationalized foreign-owned industries. He was also known for expropriated and nationalizing the country’s oil industry.
That is it for the history lesson. As for the overall attractiveness ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking