Parador Del Rio
Travel Blogs from Irapuato
... the best I can come up with) was at the Tomatina (tomato fight) in Spain. Wow. It probably took us 5 minutes to inch-along a distance that should have taken 10 seconds. No exaggerration. So, needless to say, but the time we got through the crowd to the dam and then back out of the crowd, we'd probably spent a 30 minutes doing what should have taken 5 minutes. I'd really like to go back to the park the dam's in because ...
... thing ever. It's called a simulation call. Basically, you insert a caller into the program and set it to ring a certain number of seconds after you active the program. When you want to use it, you choose activate, and in the set number of seconds, the phone rings, as if someone was calling you. It looks just like a call too, with a running clock once you've picked up, etc. What's the purpose of this you ask? Well, according the the manuel (and ...
... the world go by. This particular hot spot always has something special going on - the perfect location for live music & people watching. We were constantly approached by vendors on the street selling everything from flowers to genuine Mexican rugs/blankets (which I have already bought two of)...this isnt annoying at all really, as it takes a simple no and they tend to leave you be.
Just across the road from JDLU, there is ...
... gravediggers found that all the minerals in Guanajuato's dirt preserve bodies extremely well, people came to look, the graveyard started charging and the city made a museum. Now some of these people have the honor of being naked before thousands of visitors for years and years. Unfortunately (fortunately?) photos weren't allowed inside, but I did see in the souveneir market outside that I could buy my own mummy statue for my living room.
... at it out a window.
But then there is San Antonio. Okay, the riverwalk is kind of artificial but it started as a WPA project so I reflexively like it. It's also beautiful in a kind of touristy way. I walked around and eventually found a bar to get a couple drinks in. The Texan who was sitting next to me gave me a little information. Evidently, the River isn't actually a river, its more of a ...
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
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