Day 88. Mexico. Our last day was spent at the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, and watching the 'insane' flying pole dancers in Chapultepec Park (see photos). We're now at the airport, having battled through the crazy rush hour traffic (90 mins to do 6 miles). We're on the way home!
Motorcycling in the shadow of the moon
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Day 87b. Mexico. After our long and chaotic day yesterday, we were hoping that today's tour would go better, and fortunately this proved to be the case. As usual, getting out of Mexico City was a challenge due to the chaotic traffic and very bumpy roads which bounce you off your seat - whether this is due to the recent earthquake or poor maintenance is unclear. The first stop was Puebla, Mexico's fifth largest city. The centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site,...
Day 87a. Mexico. A pleasant surprise this morning. The tour operator from yesterday found Jane's phone last night and is going to drop it off at our hotel early this morning. We had been doubtful that we would see the phone again, but Mexico is full of surprises!
Day 86. Mexico. Well it's been an interesting day today! It was up early for our tour to Taxco and Cuernavaca. The start was a bit disorganised but after a while the tour company managed to assemble the right group and match it with a minibus. After that we began our 3 hour trip to Taxco. It soon became clear that the guide spoke little English which made the little dialogue there was confusing and more than a little tedious. On arrival at Taxco we were dropped ...
Day 85. Mexico. Continued exploring Mexico City today. Went to the Plaza de la Republica and climbed up to the observation deck of the Monumento a la Revolution, and had mixed success bartering at the arts and crafts market at Plaza de la Cuidadela. Managed to avoid falling down any of the frequent holes in the pavement.