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... square, little stalls selling tacos, corn cobs, sweet treats ,hot cakes and whatever. The shoeshine stalls are packed up for the day and at 9pm things are winding down again.And always somewhere there is music playing. Tonight was an old fashioned music box on a stick (hurdy gurdy Wayne calls it?) Just missing the monkey! And that is it really,Papantla is not so much a place to stay for too long.For us it was a sweet stop on our way ...
... for almost 3 minutes until finally reaching the ground, hopefully landing on their feet. It was a cool thing to be able to watch while enjoying dinner.
But in the end, my dinner got the best of me. I decided to order a traditional Filete a la Veracruzana. A piece of fish with a regional sauce that has tomatoes, onions, olives and other stuff. I guess it wasn't cooked well ...
Papantla turned out to be a really nice little town. In the evening couples dance (mostly awkwardly) in the plaza. By the church theres a tall pole where Voladores perform. The ritual started here and noones sure of its significance anymore but it starts with a man on top of ...
... a-brac. True enough. There are others who have created jobs around telling you if your vehicle is pulled far enough forward into your parking space...useless information, but a job, invented or otherwise, is a job.
Once through the gate, we were amazed at the enormity of the site and the incredible excavation that had been accomplished by ...
... is slowly and carefully excavating, unlike Teotihuacan where earlier archeologists blasted the top off the pyramid of the sun with dynamite in their first attempt to uncover it.
At the park office we were able to hire a tour guide at 90 pesos for three hours. Fernando proved to be much more than a tour guide, however. He was an historian doing research on Indian ruins and had a vast amount of knowledge about all of the ...
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