Travel Blogs from Ixtapan de la Sal
Arrived in Toluca and bussed to Cuernavaca. Very cool, happenin town. A bit more well-to-do than other areas of the country. Stayed at Hotel Iberia on Rayon. Ate dinner at Pozoleria El Barco; it was incredibly delicious and satisfying. Pozole is my new fave food. During the day it seemed like some big event was going on at the plaza, with dancers and vendors and such, but we're told that Cuernavaca gets down like that every day of the ...
... streets. But it does prove that if you don't use it, you loose it.They must have lungs like bagpipes and leg-muscles like pack-mules. We rode a combi around town,took the cable car for an overlook of the valley, and took a closer look at the inside of Parroque de Santa Prisca with its gaudy interior. Unfortunately Sasha’s was closed on Tuesday and we settled for a disappointing menu at place along the main square before hopping on a bus back to Cuernavaca, two hours ...
... up to the ruins. It was nice to ride the bikes without luggage.
We were pleased with Teotenago, an Aztec city active between 700 and 1540. A school class was touring the ruins. But other than them, there were only a handful of visitors at this complex. The information placards were in both Spanish and English. The site is known for its ancient ‘ball ...
In the morning we got up late and were deciding what to do first, but when we went downstairs, found that Elvia was making us a big breakfast with fresh fruit and coffee and Sr. Jaimes was waiting to take us into town. We took a walk around his neighborhood, then walked with him to his shop, where he sat us down outside across the street so we could sketch for a little bit. I think he was worried we were going to dart into traffic or something, but also he was just a ...
... I'll try to tell it through a few of the legends and historias passed down through generations, to our guide and hostess Rocio Gonzalez, anthropologista and healer.
Malinalco was established by the goddess Malinalxochitl, after she and her people were drugged by her brother Huitzilopochtli and left in the valley. She founded the town, which is the reason Malinalco is full of strong spiritual energy.
In 1521, the Aztecs built a temple ...
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