The Real de Alamos is a budget friendly place to stay in Real de Catorce. I found the Real de Alamos in my Lonely Planet guide book. Calle Constitucion 21 488.887.5009 Economy hotel Lovely narrow court yard to stroll through on your way to your room. The room offered plenty of warm blankets for the … Continue reading Real de Alamos (Real de Catorce)
Discover an old silver mining town in the Sierra de Catorce mountain range of Mexico. Make sure you bring some warm clothing and heavy boots to explore one of the highest plateaus in Mexico. I explored this region in December and it was downright chilly during the day and "extra blankets" cold during the night.
If you do any traveling in Mexico you will start to learn about Pancho Villa. To put it bluntly "Pancho Villa" was one tough man. You didn't mess with Pancho Villa unless you wanted to die. He was the first Mexican Revolutionary General. Pancho Villa Statue in Chihuahua, Mexico. This is a picture of the … Continue reading Francisco “Pancho” Villa
So you are thinking about doing Peyote (you fool). Realize that you are about to open up a new world that will leave you scratching your head and then searching for the truth.
Price: 40 Pesos Location: You will need to take the subway. Another museum not to miss and if you go to the Museo Frida Kahlo, you can walk here in 5 minutes. This is a fascinating place to discover and see what hell Leon Trotsky and his family went through. Imagine assassins are hunting you … Continue reading Museo Leon Trotsky (Mexico City)
Price: Free Tuesday and 40 Pesos other days (Tues-Sunday 10am to 6pm) You will need to take a subway and train to get here. The biggest collection of Diego Rivera paintings and some Frida Kahlo's. Best to visit the Blue House if you are interested in Frida Kahlo's work.
Mexico City is a nice place to explore. There are about 20 police officers to each block, so you don't have to worry about much. Lots of great places to eat ( I like the cheap taco stands with cow and intestine tacos). Plenty of Museums to see and the subway is supper easy and … Continue reading Mexico City (Mexico)