Hotel Puente Real
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... some that were quite nice and not as sweet as anticipated. We then walked past some wonderful facades to an area set aside for artists and artisanal workshops. Next to this was the market selling many souvenirs and the local ceramic and tile ware in particular. We also saw the Casa de Alfenique - the Spanish name equates to wedding cake and it is very much like confectionary. Gabriel then took us to a restaurant to try the local speciality, moles. Moles ...
... surrounded the square. The winter festival is on here too -- we saw tubing, skating and snowman making, all with fake snow of course. The square was packed with people, mostly families with kids taking in and enjoying the scene. Their enthusiasm was contagious, and we skipped around like little kids snapping cheesy photos and enjoying the atmosphere.
A quick peek in the impressively large cathedral followed. It's the second biggest ...
... had a rather dry fried chicken. I think he may have been sobbing quietly into his napkin afterwards, I'm not sure. But we hit this cool little upstairs bar near our hostel and proceeded to drink the rest of our daily budget away. Ooh-wee the margaritas are good! We even got to give salsa dancing a go. Puebla was a good choice. Yes. Day 5: Our hostal (Casona Poblana) is awfully quaint. But the toilet isn't working and when I had a (cold) shower last night, I was in ...
... was a tad snazzier than we probably needed. Things only got worse.
There was no configuration large enough to fit the group so the Aussie girls, Sarki and I sat at a separate table. The conversation was banal re family and the limited life experiences of people in their 20's. The girls, especially Sara, were loud at times, highly inappropriate for the setting. Things were aptly summed up by Sarki suggesting 'keep up that type of conversation, I like ...
... in the battle of Puebla, Mexico against the French. Most Americans don't
know this, and assume it is Mexico's Independence Day. In reality, cinco de mayo is primarily celebrated in the province of Puebla, Mexico, rather than Mexico as a whole. In the US, its a day to celebrate mainly with Mexican food and tequila.
We decided that if Americans could celebrate Mexican holidays, so could the Spanish. Our Spanish friends were initially ...