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While most of the world uses Centigrade not Fahrenheit when referring to the temperature of things and when using distance measures in meters and kilometers and reference to weight is in kilos not pounds or the British “stones” (14 pounds is the equivalent of one pound), those of you not familiar with Centigrade, meters and kilos might be aided with the following.
Using Centigrade 100 degrees is boiling and 0 degrees is freezing. A little ditty might help…Continue
Posted on June 21, 2012 at 2:00pm
Make sure your friends and family know where you’re staying! It’s always a good idea to leave a copy of your itinerary with someone at home. Some may feel they wish to register their travel with the USA State Department through their free service at https://travelregistration.state.gov. This makes sure that you can be contacted in case of an emergency.
It should go without saying that you don’t leave your…Continue
Posted on March 15, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment
The Xochicalco archaeological zone, was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. While there is a town named Xochicalco nearby, what you are looking for is the remains of the site of Xochicalco (Place of Flowers). It is considered to be one of the richest archaeological sites in all of Mexico, and appears to have developed from 650 to 900 A.D. between the destruction of Teotihuacan (Aztec) and the beginning of Toltec civilization. Xochicalco is…Continue
Posted on June 16, 2011 at 11:28am