Hotel Clara Luna
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Room service
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Today we took a guided tour from our hostel to the Teotihuacan (pronounced teo-t-wick-an) ruins- which date back to around 100AD. Before we headed out there, we first stopped at Tlatelolco, an Aztec site, which dates to around the 1300s but was buried when the spanish gained control of Mexico. The site we were at was sacred ground- and you could see the walls outlining the area, temple steps, platforms, bathing areas (kinda like a sauna today) and skeletons of what is believed ...
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I'm writing this blog entry as I've come to the end of my great first visit to Mexico City, no doubt I will be back soon though! I've had a great time with some amazing people, who I barely knew before this trip, but will ...
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Thurs 1st March
Up surprisingly early in time for the complimentary breakfast of toast with jam or soft cheese or Cats favourite (not) dulce de ...