Sunday in the Capital

On each Sunday, the main thoroughfares of the capital are intended for those willing to experience movement. So you can ride freely on everything with wheels and without age restrictions. Whole families are out on the city's avenues and rush on their vehicles enjoying the "fresh" air. The best way ...

A new month, new tourist tasks

After intense two weeks filled with meetings and events with friends, we are in the city and decide to spend the remaining 3 days enjoying the beauty of the metropolis and good, warm weather. All Arredondos (3 generations) loved us and decided that they are adding us to their family and we have to ...

Mexico City 1

We are going back to the city of Mexico. A comfortable bus from a well-known AdeO company arrived after approx. 4.5 hours. We’re staying in an apartment hotel (with a kitchenette, etc.) one hundred meters from the central point of the city: the Monument of Independence on Reforma Avenue. “Lovingl...

A day that is not there

We came back to Xalapa.  The Nortazo wind returned to Veracruz trying to take away whatever came ... It is usually a very strong wind that blows from the north and brings significant cooling. And so it happened in Xalapa, where the surrounding mountains keep the cold for longer. During the day th...

After the storm

The second day of the gale, but we can already walk on the beach and around the city. The huge commercial port of Veracruz is located in the heart of the city, which gives it a special atmosphere. The carnival has just ended, so the city has been depopulated, and the streets, restaurants and bars ...

For the next two days we are going south - to Veracruz*, which is 120 km from Xalapa. We’re going there with Mauricio to visit Dona Sofia - mother of the Arredono family who has lived here for many years. Already on the way we were caught by a solid wind, which turned into a hurricane: 130km / h...

A day in Xalapa

Since tortillas constitue the basis of the Mexican diet, it is worth seeing how they are made on a semi-industrial scale. Like other small productions, the tortilla machine can be viewed directly from the street. The employee gladly told how it happened and showed the process from maiz flour to a ...

From the city of Mexico to the south

We are leaving the hospitable home of Hania and Adrian Arredondo’s - the parents of Adrian Jr.’s, whose wedding brought us to Mexico. By bus we went to the city called Xalapa*, where Adrian Sr.’s brothers - Mauricio and Viktor live. We are guests of Mauricio’s in his home, which is another example...