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Travel Blogs from Irapuato
... do for tomorrow, and now I'm typing this. I'm feeling surprisingly awake, but I'm planning on going to bed early. I like to start off the week on a good foot if possible.
This week was quite chilly and wet. The wet part is good because we're still in a drought, and I don't mind the cold, but it's weird wearing long sleeves shirts and still being cold in the middle of July! This weekend was nice, though, so I think we're back to normal.
Let's see, what can I tell you about today? Breakfast was almost a repeat of the first morning. However, something she made was spicy, so Rebeca told me if it was too spicy, I could just leave it. I noticed Moisés didn't eat his and was once again very grateful that I had miraculously been placed in a home with a Mexican who doesn't like spicy foods. The drink was also different, but delicious. It was some kind of tea, but ...
... suffering from the combined effects of a cold that won't go away, a stomach bug, and altitude, found this a bit much to take. We got on the next bus down the hill and headed back to our accommodation (with lovely couch-surfing host Kay). We left there in good time but the local bus to the inter-city terminal took forever to arrive and then moved through the city streets like glue. We made it with a minute to spare - phew!
... Get back, I'm letting myself feel how drunk I was and wrote Erick to update him on my adventure and say that I made it back safely... hahahaha but that message didn't send so he was later banging on the door and window of my place to see if I was there and okay.
Lesson learned. Trust your gut and don`t let your boredom take over. Though in hind sight I wasn`t overly bored, just too lazy to walk back downtown without a jacket to freeze my babushka.
Since I was going to be facing the Border the next day I decided to splash out a bit in San Antonio. I got a hotel room right on the riverwalk.
After seeing Texas out the window of a train San Antonio is kind of like Disneyland. Everything that came before were double-wide trailers and refineries and the modern urban sprawl hell of Houston. It's a scary landscape that made me glad that I ...
Other places to stay in Irapuato
Av Arbodelas No 2049, Irapuato | 3 star hotelfrom $99
Blvd Villas de Irapuato 1362, Irapuato | 2 star hotelfrom $61
Ruelle du Pont, Vosne-Romanee | 3 star hotel
- Un hôtel merveilleux
- Une qualité de service incroyable
- More like a 5*
Av. Guerrero y Cedro s/n, Irapuato | Hotelfrom $81
Portal Carrillo Puerto No 1 Ce, Irapuato | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Juventino Rosas No 444, Irapuato | Hotelfrom $51
Blvd Diaz Ordaz No 3472 Col La, Irapuato | Hotelfrom $58
Heroe de Nacozari 1710 , Irapuato | 3 star hotelfrom $80