Holiday Inn Puebla La Noria
Travel Blogs from Puebla
... of an ancient Aztec pyramid – as a show of catholic dominance. We walk up the many stairs to the top and take in the views over the volcano.
After taking some days to stay with friends (te agrdezco!) and adjusting to the time change, we are ready to move further south into Central America…here we come! Our afternoon bus ...
... to go--but there were a few short side paths that dead-ended and some actual tunnels that were blocked off but that you could see. Besides the level that we were walking on, there were stairs up and down, and what appeared to be some kind of drainage system. It was incredible. We came out on the other side of the pyramid and walked around and up to the top, which is now occupied by a church. The city sits at a high altitude so once we reached the top, ...
... took a 4.5 hour bus to Acapulco, then from there considered my options and did an overnight bus to Puebla. Puebla seemed to me to be quite a big city. The city actually has nearly 3,000,000 people and was extremely crowded due to an art festival going on. I checked my bags into a hostel in the morning, but they were booked out, so I just kept my bags there during the day and went to Oaxaca at night. I ...
... a while when an old wizened woman of about 90 motored past me like she was walking on flat ground. It was a bit humiliating actually... The church itself is interesting and you can walk around behind the alter into what is called the 'sacred room' to view some relic or something related to the lady of the remedies or whatever (sorry Catholics reading this but heathen that I am I have no idea what it was all about). When we climbed back down the ...
Unfortunately I have no pictures of this one day trip. I was at Mexico city for about 10 days for the Vive Latino Music Festival and I had a crazy party with some friends I had met in Orlando about 3 years before this trip. One of them was from Puebla and he said we should go so, at 4 AM we went and bought some bus tickets to Puebla. We arrived afted a dizzy bus trip and it was actually pretty interesting. I met the house of the Serdan brothers, the historic center ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility