Travel Blogs from Tuxpan
I reached Papantla for the sole purpose of visiting some of the best archaeological ruins in Mexico. There really isn't much else to explore in the area so I only stayed for two nights.
There is a nice central square good for people watching and a few restaurants to sit outside and enjoy the evening air. I had dinner at one restaurant sitting on the terrace overlooking the square ...
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 ...
... was invented and played as a means of communicating with the gods of the sky. Fernando called the game something that sounded like "Kestrol" I’ll have to research that. There were 17 ball courts in the city, most used for the practice of this game, two for the playing of the real game twice a year. Two teams of 3 players each hit a rubber ball weighing 6 or 7 pounds and made from tree resin down the center of the field. ...
Pretty sure that one speed bump I hit in the dark that made the truck and trailer fly shook stuff down too. .
I thought for sure I'd killed the girls
we hit so hard. Narrow mountain road close to Papantla and we couldn't
even stop and check them for almost 10 miles. The trailer literally
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