Plaza Florencia Suites
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... we soon made friends with and two girls on holiday from Uruguay who were very polite about our terrible Spanish. He was a funny guy who taught us a lot about Mexican wrestling on the way to the arena, whilst passing round a bottle of tequila which we drank from the bottle! The tequila was actually pretty nice, not the horrible stuff you drink as a British student, and things soon got very lively as he explained the drama of the 'sport' and which Mexican swear words ...
... at one time been a women's mental hospital, which might have explained the waitresses' outfits, all in white with what looked like nurses' shoes and maybe some type of "spit shields" around their necks (do medical personnel wear these here?). The food was average, but the restaurant was huge and interesting, with the colorful decor (too many statues of saints for us, though). Had read it had become a bit of a tourist trap, ...
... so knew I was on my way! Seat as great as ever, sitting next to a guy called Adrian that was an Information System auditor and was travelling all over Mexico and Southern US for work. After interesting chat the partition went up and I spent the next 11.5 hours doing the following; trying to drink 3:1 water to alcohol as always get headache on planes reading Spanish phrase book and practicing aloud ( I'm in a pod, no one can hear me!) ...
... sell beers by the bucket. 2 Corona’s are poured into a huge cup for 60 pesos. Much better than lite beer at and ACDC concert in Sydney!!
More Tips for travellers:
- Take the security cabs from the airport. You buy your ticket just outside the baggage claim after passing migration. Trip to the City Centre (Zocalo) costs 165 pesos ($13AUD);
... work, to a bar close to the hotel. It was packed and we were the only gringos. The drinking age is 18 in Mexico but it is not strictly enforced; no kidding. Somebody bought me a Pacifico beer. It was all I could do to finish it. Sid left us to our devices.
The two beers had finished me off. I went back to the hotel. Jim was still up. He told me that when Kent first spoke to the waiter at the restaurant he said 'buenos nachos': duh! Bed a bit before the witching hour.