Long story short

Tacos el Pastor

We traveled around 600km from Queretaro to Veracruz. The streets have been very bad. Speed bumps and road holes on every single highway. Not to mention that you have to pay toll’s every few dozens of kilometers.

At the end we arrived in our hostel which is “Paris” style. Nothing more to say about the hygiene.

Highpoint has been our dinner. Tacos el Pastor, meat with cheese and different sauces. Yummy.

“Montezuma’s Revenge” still pending

Queretaro Acueducto

Queretaro Acueducto

First thing to do was to rent the car for the second half of the trip. After a long time we lost standing around and waiting for the car to be shown up we finally could check it out. It’s a VW GOL, never heard of it. By this time we finally signed the contract and moved forward. Next stop was an Indian pyramid in Queretaro. Though it is a small one it was pretty impressive to see one for the first time.

Pyramid of El Pueblito

Pyramid of El Pueblito

We took the free tour and a guide showed us around for about almost a hour. Sadly we couldn’t get up, because they have no money to build a secure stairway. We asked if there is there is a way to donate money or for them to get money from the government, but the answer was unsatisfying honest: “The government gives a sh*t. And there is nobody to manage the money from donations.”

Church of San Francisco

Church of San Francisco

The second part of the day we spend again walking around the old historic city center. In the night we hit an Irish pub called “Wicklow” (been there in 2008) which was somewhat disappointing. There was no trace of the typical Irish pub flair. Maybe it was fitted too much to the Mexican expectations. Anyway, after that we had an awesome street Taco again. Same place as yesterday. “Montezuma’s Revenge” still pending. ūüėÄ

Tequilatown and a big rock

Historic City Center

Our Hostel

We started walking around in Queretaro until we noticed that on Mondays every single sight and museum is closed. After a short discussion we decided to visit nearby villages and get some Mexican-small-town-experiences. So far so good, back to the hostel and into the car.

Tequisquiapan

Tequisquiapan

First on the tab was Tequisquiapan. A small village nearby Queretaro. It almost felt like a south European village. With all the narrow streets, the colorful houses and the many souvenir shops. Besides the little chapel in the town center there was not really a lot to see. Except for the already described city views. After we met Mario and his girlfriend, both friends of Hector, we decided to drive over to Bernal.

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