Travel Blogs from Tzintzuntzan
... the somewhat less tasteful plaza. The Church of Saint Joseph itself was unfortunately locked. Construction on this parish church began in 1776.
We figured we had given the historic parts of Morelia a fair shot, concluding things around 1600. Downloading pix and doing the blog took up the better part of 1.5H.
A quick shower to shed the day's grime and readied to go. The Brits, who call football their national sport, were last to arrive. Cameras not ...
... menu but the waitress of course only spoke Spanish so any questions from her led to the usual blank stares from Jim and I. Had chicken fajitas and a XX beer 150 MP. Yapped about fishing in Ontario. Told him all about Loser Lynn, Fiona. Planned out our touring route for tomorrow.
A few night time pix and back to the room. A night with minimal alcohol is in order. Finalized the diary for uploading as the blog, along with sundry pix. Bed by 2230.
... remain covered. There is no money for such massive digging out. We spent over an hour at the site.
We headed off before 1200, going to the nearby cemetery. A Mexican cemetery is colourful. Many of the stones had a year for the birth but no date, such was record keeping in the past. Many of the grave areas were constructed out of dirt.
Came back into Patzcuaro to go to the dock. Had ...
... an hour later. Three cabs took us into the cobbled stone streets to the Yolihuani Posada. Sid said our hotels are a bit of a roller coaster: good in MC, very nice here, a step down in Morelia and more basic near the butterflies before returning to good in MC.
It was more drop your bags and rendezvous with Sid for a walk into town, armed with Lonely Planet maps of the town. Cobblestone streets awaited us.
The rest of the trip is virgin territory to me ...
... two tortas at the front and get them to go within 10 minutes. They were yummy but we had to forgo the fresh squeezed juice….From here, the road is just small ups and downs as it bends around the lake. We had one small and one long climb just before dropping down into Tzintzuntzan. We knew it was Tzintzuntzan by the giant stone carvings lining both sides of the road for about a quarter mile……
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet