Hotel & SPA Posada del Valle
Travel Blogs from Tepoztlan
... jelly which is common to this region. I also try various peanut and chili sauces, from Jalapeņo to the extremely hot salsa de habenero, where I impress my Mexican friends in my ability to hold chili. I am creating a reputation in Mexico as a very unusual British girl who 'can handle her chili'! To drink I have Watermelon (Sandia) water which is delicious. The flavoured waters here are very common and a new style which I have not ...
... glyphs, and sculptures hidden in a jungle environment ...
... A group of three men with painted faces, headdresses and loincloths performed some kind of Native dance. I passed an elderly woman wearing a poncho chanting and waving burning sage around a young woman in a jogging suit. A trio of acrobats were jumping rope. I watched them long enough to determine they weren’t very good and crossed the street to the travel agency.
I had been planning how to ask in Spanish if they could help me buy a bus ...
... Hernan Cortes who then built todays Palacio Nacional on top of old city. He then made the Palacio his residence during his stay.
The day started off well, on the way out of the City we stopped at La Plaza de tres culturas (The Square of the 3 cultures) which was discovered when they demolished the old train station. These are the remains of the ceremonial centre of Tlatelolco and are a mix of Modern, Colonial and Pre Columbian architecture ...
... this part of Mexico City was the cheapest. They were right! But we forgot to raise one absolutely vital question (note to self!): WHY? Because it's also the dodgest, that's why! Basically we had two choices of accommodation in Mexico City - overpriced or dodgy.
That meant that after one night of being brutalised by bloody bedbug buggers, we were forced back into a dorm room. Woe is me! We'd been well and truly spoiled. We felt totally ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking