Hotel Posada San Pedro
Travel Blogs from Puebla
... has lots and lots of churches. One of them erected by the Dominicans is more resplendent than the cathedral. Here we saw the eighth wonder of the world. It was simply breath taking. More amazing than any church we saw in Europe. Not a piece of wall was unadorned in the chapel dedicated to Mary. They have so many churches here you wonder how they keep them staffed. It may be a ...
En route to Oaxaca we decided to break up the bus journey by staying a night in Puebla. The bus trip took us through the mountains surrounding Mexico City which were beautiful and much to our amazement we saw a big snow capped mountain.
Neither of us had contemplated the idea of Mexico having such things as snowy mountains! Whilst marvelling at this we noticed a ...
... discuss the world's largest pyramid structure, a chap came by selling grasshoppers and a bevy of sampling ensued. They were best with some lime squeezed atop. I bought a spicier mix 20MP.
The climb was somewhat steep up concrete, seemingly only difficult for the smokers; go figure. The views were not bad, albeit some smog covered the top of Popocatepetl.
The Sanctuary of the Remedies is a Roman Catholic church atop the present pyramid ...
... going around Cholula zocalo, and had intercambio of espanyol en Tagalog with Roberto over a cup of chocolate ambro (bitter hot chocolate). This guy is impressive with his "language' collection. He has hosted 60+ couch surfers, and been hosted almost as many times having traveled in 60 different countries. He has in-depth and extensive knowledge of Mexican and indigenous history and is learning the latter's language, Nahuatl.
I feel inspired.
... all over the place, it's a hive of activity in the midday sun, you could easily spend your time buying tat but it would only weigh you down and this is a long trip.
After my wonderings around a purchase of some small recycled bottle tops from the beer bottles that have been converted into unusual necklaces of old American pin-up models, afterwards I head back to the zocolo to have a couple beers with my tour group buds.
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet