Hotel Posada de la Basilica
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Posada de la Basilica Patzcuaro
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... was finishing, the bride and groom off on what was a heavy duty truck, nice wooden seats placed in the cab thereof.
For a small town, there are lots of churches, seemingly every 3 blocks or so. The town has a nice feel. Sid has warned us of weather vagaries on the island trip tomorrow ie rain gear. It felt like it indeed may want to rain. There was water in the air.
Back to the hotel c 1630 for an hour or so. Downloaded the picks. Not especially happy ...
... rode with Kevin and I into town to stop in her shop. She works in ceramics and creates stunning images of lake-related themes such as fish, fishing, and mermaids. From Angelica, I bought a beautiful print of a mermaid as well as a small dish with two mermaids painted on it. Both Angelica and Roberto are renowned for their craft in this region. Angelica's style of ceramics (I forget the name right now) is special to Tzintzuntzan. Times are tough for many of ...
... enough for me!
It took me a while to get to the top following the traffic route but a kindly shopkeeper with no forearms showed me a quicker way to get back down into the centro. So I meandered my way between the maze of colourful houses greeting the locals who were sat in their doorways, hanging their laundry or kids playing with their dogs. I met a few little old ladies climbing those hills as they probably do every day. They really put me to shame, I really need ...
One side of Plaza Grande had sellers set up for business already. Traditional Dia de Muertos breads, sugar and chocolate skulls, and whimsical skeletons were for sale. We examined the goods before stumbling into a Pizza restaurant hidden in a parking garage on the south side of the Plaza. The margaritas, beer and mushroom and cheese pizza were standard fare. But then they brought out six types of sauces to top ...
... neatly groomed along with the grass and all the hotels and shops have identical canopies and there is not one ugly 60’s building in sight. The buildings have a warm pink tone and beside the square is a pink cathedral with twin towers over 200 feet high.
We had lunch outside at a grand hotel opposite the square and then explored the Palacio de Gobierno which had some large historic murals and then into the cathedral, ...