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Travel Blogs from Puerto de la Libertad
A nice university town built on the hilly countryside below volcanic peak of Cofre de Perote. Being a lot closer to the coast, it's surrounded by jungle vegetation, but it’s also hot as hell. I stayed only a few nights but packed in many activities. Xalapa is home to the University of Veracruz, as well as many other arts schools. You can see and feel the creativity all throughout the city.
After walking a few miles from the bus station to downtown, ...
... Puebla has 3 World Heritage sites which everyone should visit: the Cathedral, the Rosmary Chappel, and the Biblioteca. The library is one of the first ones in the North America. Try the local Puelan food in the Food Market. Very nice Colonial town which should not get missed ...
... and instead just ran rapids. It was more of a lesson in river reading.
Once we entered the Lower Canyon the rapids became progressively more difficult. I could see why we took out in Coetzala with the beginner trip. There were several class IV rapids in this section with much larger holes and waves. Anna had told us at the beginning that there were a few rapids in this section that we were going to scout but as we went she decided that we ...
... So buggy that I didn't hang around & luckily got a ride back up the hill first try.
Had intended to get up for the 5.20am session today, but as I had slept badly the previous 3 nights, turned over & went back to sleep - will try again manaņa! Got in my exercise with a walk to the viewpoint on the top of Cerro de los Serpientes - had some company in the form of a big black hairy dog from the Ashram called Aries - he pretty ...
... in the afternoon Anna focused on stretching out our hips, our core muscles, and our shoulders since those are the primary muscle groups used. Eileen also joined us today and took pictures of our yoga session since all 8 of us were participating and the location was gorgeous.
After yoga we took some pictures of the giant cactus around the palapa and also some of the beautiful flowers, we then hiked back down to Aventuras. I had some time before lunch so I got ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking