We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van. In this story, we find out what it’s like to experience enormous canyons, meet some wonderful locals and experience celebrity.
Given that our planned drive from Puebla to Orizaba was only a little more than three hours, that our combination Puebla hotel / restaurant / fraccionamiento was so pleasant, and that the restaurant had an all you can eat Mexican buffet breakfast, we saw no compelling reason to refuse the beautifully arranged food we found so temptingly arranged before us.
Even in this upscale restaurant with impeccable service and sophisticated ambiance, they allowed us to dine “con mascotas” (with our dogs), albeit on the covered patio, which is where we would have wanted to eat in all circumstances. The waitress, Elizabeth, kept bringing us off-menu appetizers the region is known for and my wife Jet was introduced to amaranth (a small grain-like wheat germ, but round, lighter and not as crunchy) that she sprinkled liberally over her fresh papaya and mangoes.
We had been in Mexico for more than five months and had noticed a curious phenomenon regarding…
Click here for the full article.
more recommended stories
Your Best Guide to Vape Pens
We’re sure you’ve heard about the.
The Hermitage of San Dieguito in Tekax
Built 373 years ago, according to.
OPINION: Mexico’s Presidential Election: AMLO Dominates the Polls; and What About Congress?
Mexico’s presidential election is scheduled for.
Trump – Kim Jong Un’s meeting ends up with ‘special bond’
Nearly five hours of unprecedented and surreal.
Noches de Kukulkán
Check out part of the show.
Places to visit along the “Ruta Puuc”
The Puuc Route (Puuc means mounds.
BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – HEAD DRESSES (WADING BIRDS PLUS ONE)
Spring somewhat lingers in the air.
Spay and Neuter Campaign 2018 needs volunteers
Veterinarians from Mexico, the United States.
One safety and protection
It’s not always enough to only.
Mexico jumped from the 15th to the 6th most visited country in the United Nations World Tourism Organization world rankings
In 2017, Mexico surpassed Germany, the.