Travel Blogs from Monterrey
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
... Alex arrived before me, he tore up the streets, closed roads and brought a substancial amount of rain. This hurricanes hangover still lies in the city, and on tuesday he grazed us with rain. Fist we went to La grutas de Garcia - Caves with (abstract- Coca Cola bottle) formations.
For the evening we went to ´Fundidora`a park in the remains of s steel factory. The park itself was really pretty, if not flooded, for once making ...
... front of us as we were driving out of the city. Just when I thought my heart couldn’t take any more in one day, the goats got me!
8. Mexico is humbling. Being roughly 400 miles from the nearest English speaking person has turned us both upside down (or better yet, made us feel like incompetent fools). At least in tourist areas someone speaks some English. Yep, not here. We’re definitely not in Kansas anymore Toto. ...
... but wanted our 11 year old girl to back outhe vehicle wth our $50 us and for her to bring back the paso's. What is wrong with that picture? We dont send our kids off with stangers Expecially in diff. country at the border. When we went back out to our truck to declare out stuff they got turned around by the policia, sent back to customs!! HA HA!! We got a little turned around in the city, and took ...
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