Travel Blogs from Queretaro
... and then the rim of the glass is covered in red chili (a low picante/spicy type). You can also have a Michalada which is a Chalada mixed with a fruit such as mango. Have to say I didn't love the Chalada but will give it another go I'm sure.
A great day filled with new experiences. I am quickly coming to the realisation that this trip will be a journey filled with food, drink and chili :) ... I best start doing some exercise!
... time with my Mexican family. It is wonderful having the Homestay as each day is spent experiencing the real Mexican lifestyle and eating real home cooked traditional foods.
Between 2-4pm everyday is La Comida, the main meal of the day in Mexico. I return home each day to sit with my family and eat in the traditional format. Adan and Conchita have their family over at this time everyday and it is great to be part of the time ...
A pretty city with good art, we amble for a day or so (finally deciding not to continue to the siera gorda and more sights in the north) and find a local church which serves great local food on benches in its basement. Another culinary highlight is Gaspacho - an incredible fruit salad with vinegar, onion, chilli and ...
... afternoons on the terrace of our lovely HomeQueretaro B&B. All of us have felt the altitude has caught up with us meaning more afternoons chilling at our accomm. Shelley is our host, our Canadian woman who has lived in the city for 9 years. She is a knowledgeable woman on the history of the town, sharing the story of Maximilain and his short reign as emperor of Mexico. Unfortunately for Max, Queretaro was the scene of ...
... and 1738 to bring water from the mountains into the city. A lovely love story is told as the reason for the building of the aqueduct...
Most of Queretaro's most important sites were located in the historic centre two blocks from where we stayed. It was pedestrian-friendly and filled with interesting places to visit. People were always cleaning the streets and vendors were neatly organized using innovative kiosks provided by the local government.
Other places to stay in Queretaro
Constituyentes No 124 Pte. Col. El Jacal, Queretaro | 5 star hotelfrom $78
Allende Sur 15, Queretaro | 4 star hotelfrom $152
Juarez # 119A, Queretaro | 3 star hotelfrom $70
Av Mariano Escobedo no 104, Queretaro | Hotelfrom $35
Av Tecnologico # 29, Col Ninos Heroes, Queretaro | Hotelfrom $35
5 de Mayo Numero 88, Queretaro | 3 star hotelfrom $134
16 de Septiembre no 95 ote, Queretaro | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Calle 5 de Mayo, 109, Queretaro | Hotelfrom $87