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Travel Blogs from Tapalpa
Before landing, we could view all the city illuminated at night. It was...I don't have any words to describe it! Amazing is not enough. Magical would be a better fit but still! So, we landed at 11:15PM there (12:15 PM ET), fifteen minutes earlier that what it was scheduled. But there I had little problems with the Mexican customs and my two cans of pure Quebecer ...
... with newly purchased toys (mostly a simple rubber ball with a tail of flashy aluminum paper), eating food and/or just having a good time.
Tapalpa itself reminded me a bit of those charming villages that I knew back from when I was young and was watching Westerns: wooden houses with rustic balconies and dim lights.
Again as driving at night is not the safest time to spent your time, we left not too late (however, in the dark) to get back to Guadalajara before ...
... There are several waterfalls in the area but due to our limited time we were not able to hike down to them and since the rainy season is just starting would not have been at their peak.
The seven of us started out early and arrived a little before noon. The views as we ascended up the mountain were spectacular since the day was clear and the air crisp. The temperature was much cooler ...
... on the
radio and suggested I fly towards Tapalapa. I hit a south wind, and
only made it about 25 km, but had a nice flight and landed on the
side of the road beside Cathie, Hazel and Kona. I packed up the
glider while Cathie made tacos. Yes I know, I am spoiled.
Today we drove to Colima, but halfway
down the mountain from Tapalpa, Hazel got a flat. Pulled over, got
out the jack, dropped the spare, but could not locate ...
The bus ride from Cuidad Guzman to Tapalpa was exciting as the bus wound its way up the hill on a rough mountain road. The ride ended in a construction zone so we were asked to leave the bus before we got to any sort of a station. Once again, in the confusion, I forgot my hat in the bus. We scouted around in Tapalpa for a hotel and settled on a luxurious old hotel on the main square. Tapalpa is a hilly little town that ...