Our Mexico Volcanoes team tours Puebla, enjoying the “best fish tacos in the world” and the oldest library in the Americas

Alpine Ascents Mexico Volcanoes climbing team has had a pretty darn nice day. We checked into the Puebla Marriott last night, had a wonderful dinner with some great fish tacos, maybe the best in the world according to the waitress. We went this morning to a great buffet breakfast.

We’re recovering super well on our day off here in Puebla. We had an amazing tour of this historic city, including one of the oldest, THE oldest library in the Americas, a tile factory, and all sorts of cultural, historical things in Puebla. Got ourselves a little bit of pool time, now we’re heading out for a great team dinner.


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