Parador San Miguel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Hot tub
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Today we woke up and had a tour organised to go to monte Alban. I felt so sick. Sore throat and glands and period pain :( We got ready and I went to get a muffin for breakfast. I was not in the mood for people at all. We got to the mountain which was really cool. Called Alban as in 'albino' because when the Spaniards found the mount it was …
... waterfall. It was a mission to get there, 2 hours in total including a taxi and a collectivo. The scenery was spectacular and quite quiet as we got there before all the tours :-) only one of the pools was full of water due to it being dry season. We swam in the pool which was a tad cold but worth it for the amazing views you got. However, being in the mountains, it was colder so once out the water we wandered around for a bit, grabbed some lunch ...
... fields of cactus everywhere, so we took some cheesy cactus photos. Well, that is, until Tatiana got a little too close to a cactus and ended up with some pins and needles for her troubles.
We all browsed the market and souvenir stalls for a while. I bought an Aztec stone plate, which I'd been meaning to get for a while. Glad I waited; the prices in Mitla were much lower than in Puebla or Oaxaca. A few people got some food, and Ben got some ...
... towel and its still raining but he didn't have to worry. We walk to the cascades and the heat comes out (not the sun, that was still hiding behind the clouds). The walk to the cascades was easy enough and the reward was a stunning panorama. I take some quick pics before sitting down to appreciate what was in front of me. The peace and serenity of sitting and looking at the valley was something I will take away with me. We reluctantly leave as we need to meet Luis. The walk back ...
... knew I had to get Daphne. But the apartment was on the other side of the parade. I waited for the part where it was just people, all who seemed to have a little cup of what could only be Mezcal, and blended in. That was a joke since I can not blend in anywhere. Kind of like being the black guy in Paonia. But they were amiable and had no problem with me getting to the other side. While there I saw a muneca, only a few ...