Mexico

Up and Down in Taxco

Taxco was built on the side of a mountain and the roads are narrow, steep, and paved with stones. They are very reminiscent of hill towns in Sicily, and were built when the major mode of transportation was by foot or mule. The town is now filled with old VW Bugs that go up and down the steepest hills. Often they have to back up several times to turn a corner. We did most of our traveling on foot. Before we set out for the day we had breakfast at our hotel. It took four people half an hour

Mexico

From Taxco

I’m trying something new. Previously I’ve always waited until I returned from a trip to blog about it. I’ve downloaded the WordPress app that supposedly will enable me to upload posts directly from my IPhone. This post will be very short–we’ll see how it goes! We left for the latest Mexico trip about a week ago. We just arrived in Taxco today after a circuitous route via Morelia, Huetamo, and Altimirano. This former silver mining town in built on steep hills and the altitude is just high enough so that the weather is perfect. We’ve got a great room