Hotel Posada Loma
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... area of Mexico because it is not hot or cold here (89 degrees isn’t hot to them). I other parts of Mexico, people need beer to cool them down in summer and to relax in winter, but here, it is Tequila. The agave fields in the area are actually a UNESCO world heritage site.
This has to be the only world heritage site that I know of that has alcohol involved. It was inducted to the list in ...
... and then thrown into an oven, a dark pulpy mass results. A few steps later the sugary liquid is put into large vats which are left open. There is a fungus (yeast) that is attracted to the citrus trees and that funky fungus finds its way into the vats and gorges on the sugar thus beginning the fermentation stage. The end result of the various Herradura tequilas will have delicate citrus notes, quite yummy. It was a very complete and informative tour that ended, as ...
... seconds. After you swallow you exhale through your mouth. This is really quite magical, because it means you don't get that horrible 'tequila burn' that you otherwise get down your throat, and you can actually TASTE the tequila! If they're any good (i.e. 100% agave) they're like fine whiskies.
So that was all good. We got to try another three samples here; blanco (young), reposado (aged for a minimum of 6 months -I think!) and anejado (can't spell that last ...
... bright blue sky. We needed to return to La Cruz that afternoon, but decided to search out La Cofradia before we left. Were we ever glad we did. The grounds were beautiful and manicured. We had a tour with only the five of us and our guide Julia, who was exceptional. We learned more in depth about distillation, sampled the pineapples after they were cooked, went to the ceramics building ...
... love them a lot. Later in the day we went to buy bus tickets for our next destination. We board to leave on Tuesday. I am having a lot of trouble learning Spanish. I am going to purchase a dictionary (spanish/english) to help me learn quicker. We are also praying for more ministry oppertunities. Its all about what God wants!
"Ustedes sean compasivos, asi como su Padre es compasivo." Lucas ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet