Chrissy Zenino authored this online magazine article on Suite 101 after traveling with me to the city of Puebla, one of my favorite destinations. Why? I love the European feel of this city — the Baroque and Rococo detailing of historic buildings and churches, the swirling stucco wedding cake embellishments that sit atop buildings that look like meringue frosting, the elaborate ironwork, and most especially the Talavera. I like to make a pilgrimage stop to Puebla at least once a year either going to Oaxaca for an overnight or going back to Mexico City from Oaxaca to break up the trip. One night there is really not sufficient! Book your hotel (either one that she recommends are my two favorites) using Hotel.com and get a deluxe room for a bargain price.
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