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Travel Blogs from Puebla
... lunch and watch the soccer game (Columbia v. Japon, I think) that was going on.
Lunch was okay. The tortilla that my food came in was blue. I'd seen those before but had never tried them. I wasn't a fan. They kind of taste like unbaked flour, and the taste overpowered the cheese, chicharons, and pumpkin flowers (another first for me). After the game we wandered around the main square a bit and checked out the church of the convent that was ...
... scratched the surface! (Or bit the torta, should I say?)
Warning: the majority of photos included are snaps of our meals. While we didn't have the opportunity to eat all that Puebla has to offer, we ate well, and often. Breakfast at our hotel turned out to be surprisingly good. What's actually surprising is that when reviewing our collective photos, we're actually missing meals.
Hope you enjoy!
... br> Cholula
It's yet another archaeological site, but well worth the visit. It's a short bus drive away from Puebla (30 minutes, 15 MXN round-trip). The entrance fee is 46 MXN and first you can go through an underground tunnel that guides you through the base of the Great Pyramid (also known as Tlachihualtepetl), the biggest pyramid in the world. Nowadays there is only this base left as well as some remains of the temples and smaller ...
... era. Filled with over 70 stunning churches and 1000 colonial buildings adorned with azulejos (Painted ceramic tiles) famous in this region this really is a hopelessly pretty little city.
Day 366: Saturday 19th January 2013
The bus ride out of Mexico City provided me with views of how I really expected Mexico to look, rolling cactus and brush filled desert that really makes you feel like you are on ...
Mexico City to Puebla
I took the ADO bus at 11:10 AM and arrived on time around 1:15PM at Mega Puebla. The bus was very comfortable. It is quite an experience taking the bus. The station is massive. "Checking-in" is like in the airport. I had to check-in my luggage in a counter, then I had to go through security screening and my ticket checked by a staff wearing suit.
The driver's also in suit.
My host, Roberto, picked me up where ...
Other places to stay in Puebla
Nicolas Bravo 2, Puebla | 3 star innfrom $128