TripAdvisor Reviews Mandarin Tampico
Travel Blogs from Tampico
... Mexico City so popular for short stays and weddings. We visited the beautiful Franciscan church with frescos and the largest font I have ever seen, and an interesting crypt where it is currently used for housing ashes of the more recently deceased. We also went to an interesting gallery of local art. Then on to Taxco, back up into the hills through winding but good roads. Taxco with its steep cobbled streets purposely retains it's original feel. Silver ...
... and nice restaurant, and I guess our drunken troubadour was telling the truth. We visited a major, illegal pot plantation. So that's what we did today. Tomorrow, dangle our lives over a canyon twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. Weeee.
5900km / 3666mi
Drive to Creel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsUJuaF PsZ8
Drive to Urique https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUHROnL Cgw8
... to recover from a horror day getting from Leavenworth, Kansas (up at 4am) to Mexico City (in bed at midnight, equivalent to Kansas time) via Detroit and unintended Atlanta, with late flights, missed connections and mostly hanging around in airports. The joys of travel...
One day, feeling pretty down and wandering around in front of the Palace of the Arts (? I'm tired...I didn't go inside...look it up...I am the ...
... architecture. Either way it was also lovely, and really fun to wander around with because we wandered around with a couple of girls from the embassy who had never been their either so it was fun to all be tourists together. I bought a gorgeous woven table runner there, and we saw a neat old aquaduct too.
Last stop was Mexico City. One day of our fair there sucked, but the other one was awesome. I had some amazing steak out one night with a big group of recruiters, which ...
... attendants were so sweet and helped me get organised. By the time I retrieved
my luggage in Mexico City and struggled out to my taxi my knee was really
swollen and painful. But a good nights sleep has helped. I also rubbed ibrofen
gel on this morning and it’s not too bad.
I appear to be the only person here! I was told breakfast would be served in the room where I am sitting. But so far there is no sign of anyone. According to the notice ...