Hosteria Las Quintas Resort Spa
Travel Blogs from Cuernavaca
... and folk art. The gardens are lovely and well taken care of. The observatory tower, dating from the 1600s, became Brady's studio.
Besides all of the wonderful art pieces, including those of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, we enjoyed seeing the way that Brady had lived. The house has been left furnished exactly as it looked when Brady passed away in 1986 from cancer. He was buried in the garden beside the graves of his two favourite dachshunds. What a gorgeous house it ...
... was very interesting as it related a lot to education and how frustrating it would be to be in a classroom where your native language is not spoken! It's the feeling I have here as I don't speak good Spanish to understand or even communicate well. I definitely have a heart now for the Spanish, Hmong, and other students from different cultures speaking languages other than English in the classroom, because I ...
... the workman ship that goes into the products. It takes truly skilled workers to turn out a steady stream of consistently high quality products as they do.
In the evening after La Comida with my host family we went to Mass at La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora en Tlaltenango. It is a really ornate old church, the "new" church was built in 1886, the old church is next to it. My roommate Victor was asked to read the first reading as he is fluent in Spanish, he did a wonderful job.
... We got to see this breathtaking church that was built on top of pyramids. During the walk, we also got to see all of the different street vendors who asked us if we wanted to buy their product. But, every time we simply replied "No Gracias" (yes, I'm learning Spanish!). It was sad to see the little boys on the street selling gum/candy to people for money though.
After the walk, we were able to go and do as ...
... bus to Cuernavaca, taxi to hotel. We were both very tired and pretty sunburnt even though i lathered myself in strong sunscreen and kept in shaded areas as much as possible, it ended up being a big 9 hour day. We had dinner arranged one more nights stay so we could wind down before heading to Puebla, unfortunately the extra night wasn't at our cheap Internet rate, but it wasn't too bad. If anyone ever goes to Mexico I recommend going to El Rollo you won't be ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility