Casa de los 12, Zapopan, Jalisco
Hello my dear readers!
We have already reached the last day of September and hence, the second month of my Mexican Experience is coming to an end. And finally I can say that it is warmer in Mexico than in Austria. After two weeks of heavy rains, because of the hurricane on the Pacific Coast, I have hope that it is going to improve now. Currently, I have a feeling that my memory is getting worse and worse, as it is already hard to remember what I did two weeks ago;-)...but actually I just want to tell you about my last weekend - the last one of September.
It was a kind of special weekend as we had a guest here in Guadalajara - Alex, our friend studying in DF came to visit our beautiful City. This was again a good reason for us to invite all our friends to our house for a nice Welcome Party. (Luckily, there is always a reason for us to celebrate something on thursdays - so actually there has always been a Party on this day in our house up to now;-) )
After a short night, we all got up very early the next day (around 11) to go on a roadtrip to Tapalpa, a "Pueblo magico" located in the "Alps" of Jalisco. Thanks to David, we had one of the best drivers and a car big enough for 7 People. We managed to leave Guadalajara at around 1 with only 2 hours of delay.
As the night was short and the last party long, we were all still quiet motivated and in a good mood for the upcoming Weekend.
Tapalpa is around 2 hours by car from Guadalajara and up in the mountains at 2,000 meters más o menos. Up there you are suddenly in a different world. It does not look like Mexico at all anymore. It looks more like Austria in the Alps with all the mountains, forests, lakes and cows. After visiting Tapalpa, which is a really small, but also really nice town, which reminded me of Switzerland, we went to our cottage in the woods, where we stayed for the night. The whole trip reminded me of the beginning of every horror movie, where some friends want to have a weekend in the woods in a cottage.....and in the end everyone is dying. Luckily, it was not like this. We had really a nice evening there, cooking Quesadillas de Pollo (Tacos mit Guacamole, Käse und Grillhähnchen), playing games and drinking some Tequila.