Monthly Archives: September 2016

Daytrip

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19th Sept 2016 When originally putting together the itinerary for our time in Mexico, I cribbed the routes followed by G Adventures and other tour groups. Although this has been successful and we have been to some great places, as …

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What Is Going On?

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18th Sept. 2016 Not a good start to the day as Skype is rubbish, access to the tourist information is cordoned off and the coffee shop is shut. We need positives so head to Mercado de Dulce for sweets. Dave …

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A Change of Style

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17th Sept. 2016 It’s a transfer day today, so it should be a short post (says Janet)! Given that for each of the last two days we walked down the hill into town & back not once but twice – …

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Independence Day

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16th Sept. 2016   One of the highlights of our previous time in Mexico was happening upon the Independence Day parade in a small town by Chichen Itza. Although, is disrupted our travel plans, we loved the way they closed …

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Learning On The Go

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15th Sept. 2016   We’ve learned from previous experience (esp. Havana) that you only get to appreciate a city over time as you get to understand the layout and how it all fits together. So it is proving with Guanajuato. …

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Breakfast With A View

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14th Sept. 2016   Sitting drinking coffee and eating breakfast taking in this view is just one of the many pleasures of travelling. Having already Skyped Steve to catch up on his good news, it is also good to know …

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Unheard Of

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13th Sept. 2016 The first worrying sign of the day was when the alarm went off at 7am. As sunrise is at a relatively civilised 7:30, we had planned to get up early(ish) to do some early morning photography before …

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A Day Of Contrasts

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12th September 2016   After one last look at the central square it is time the leave Mexico City and see what  else Mexico has to offer. Good to its word Hotel Historico Central pays for a taxi to get …

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Failing To Plan…

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11th Sept. 2016 We’ve known for some time that we would be in Guanajuato for Independence Day – smaller than Mexico City but big enough that it is bound to have a big parade and lights and stuff. What we …

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Saturday Madness

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10th Sept. 2016   According to my guide book the huge Mexican flag in the main square is raised daily at 8am and taken down at 6pm. Having woken early, we decided to head out at 7:30am to see it …

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