Virrey De Mendoza
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... of an ancient Aztec pyramid – as a show of catholic dominance. We walk up the many stairs to the top and take in the views over the volcano.
After taking some days to stay with friends (te agrdezco!) and adjusting to the time change, we are ready to move further south into Central America…here we come! Our afternoon bus ...
... and a green herb on top. It was extremely rich and delicious. After dinner, we returned to the hostel so we could talk to the guy at the front desk and plan out our days.
After a good long talk with the very knowledgeable and talkative front desk guy, Terrick and I had some decision making to do. Our plan for one day was to visit a park with two volcanoes in it. It turned out that getting to that volcano from Puebla was quite the feat and ...
... moved on to a traditional Pueblan sweets shop which also sold little ornaments of skulls depicting Mexican lifestyle. Next stop is a Talavera pottery shop which we were given a tour of. Last stop was the handicraft market, the Parian. Back to the main square where Ernesto left us. The others stopped at a cafe while I went off in search of a telcel (caved in the end!) ...
... beautiful that those in Mexico City, so much more colourful and full of character, you couldn't help but be drawn along by them.
Whilst here I visited the Museo Amparo, one of the stranger museums on my travels. A private art and history museum, it feels alot like walking around someones house. There wasn't much in the captions explaining the pieces and those that were were exclusively in Spanish but it did make for ...
... Xochitecatl. I didn't have time to go up there and check it out. Just as well, I flinch at the history: the place is used more for human sacrifice.
Street Food at the Tlaxcala Markets
Before proceeding to our next stop, we grabbed some lunch at the local market. Every day of the week is market day in some town. The same stalls basically do their rounds. It's a good system whereby vendors get to sell at a different town, each day of the ...
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