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Mis Estimados Compadres,
Amigos, Amigas, Compañeros y Compañeras:
Mexico Dave when he was younger and more serious.
Much younger and much more serious...
Now. Here. This . Ahora. Aquí. Esta.
I am going on a 3 day trip to Toluca, 50 kilometers West of Mexico City.
Toluca is at ...
... as Keith said one morning, "don't overdo things, take a break some time" :-) followed by wandering into town, continuously stopping to admire the many magnificent views with many more "WOW's", buying provisions for the next meal mixed with Keith’s fresh veggies. It may be the bottom of the canyon but we found everything to keep us happy - milk for our cereal, yoghurt, a few veggies and jalapeños to add to Keith's freshly grown ones, and a few other bits and pieces, including ...
... we have been standing lately we can smell the sewage. It gets kind of amusing with Jen because she has such a good nose anyway and since she has been sick with acid reflux its even more intense. So we could catch it on one side or the other but we still smell the sewage.
But whatever. IT beats paysing 60 pesos to park. So our adventure took 4 pesos per person round trip . Beats driving the car. A little out of the way but convienent.
... I understand why Tucson had a no rooster in the city limits law...They are annoying.
And I don't know which is more annoying...hearing everyone come into the building because I don't think there is insulation, or the rooster. I think some kids slam doors. And that echos on my tile floors.
And the fun cultural thing I learned today...how to properly light my gas heater for my hot water prior to using it. You do not ...
... Xinantecatl (also known as Nevado de Toluca) presented itself. At 4691 meters/ 15,390 feet, Nevado the Toluca is the 4th highest peak in Mexico. We already climbed the highest (Citlateptl = Pico de Orizaba), and 3rd highest (Iztaccihuatl = Izta) peaks in Mexico in the past. Ideally we would have loved to climb the 2nd highest (Popocatepetl = Popo) but it is currently very active and noxious gases ...
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