By Joanie Sánchez
The world of Veracruz, Tabasco and north to the USA border is a throwback to Mexico of outdated. It has volcanoes, rainforests, Maya ruins and such considerable flora and fauna that you're going to see 1000s of toucans and an island packed with monkeys. adventure the dance and tune of Veracruz (birthplace of los angeles Bamba), the wonderful neighborhood meals of Xalapa, the neighborhood gala's, the miles of pristine beach, Mexico�s tallest mountain, the sheer great thing about the jungles. city and neighborhood maps, colour pictures, absolutely listed.
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Introduction ing the Sierras, add a light sweatshirt and a pair of jeans to your packing list – mornings especially can be a bit chilly, and in the winter you won’t get away with shorts (they even sell hats and mittens in the bus stop in Xalapa). 42 n Practicalities CALLS TO MÉXICO CALLS WITHIN MÉXICO Local: number without area code International access code-52 (México country code)-area code-phone number Long distance: 01-area code Toll-free: 0800-phone number International: 00-country code-area code-phone number From the US, 011-52-area code-phone number; to the US, 00-1-area code-phone number Making Calls Phone numbers within México can be very confusing, especially since access codes were changed a few years ago.
Finally, for the purposes of this book the main line you’ll see in this category time Introduction n n 26 n Travel and time again is ADO GL (which even has both a men’s and women’s bathroom). mx) Cardenas, Ciudad del Carmen, Coatzacoalco, Cordoba, Xalapa, Juchitan, Matamoros, México City, Minatitlan, Oaxaca, Poza Rica, Puebla, Orizaba, Reynosa, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Santa Cruz, Tampico, Tapachula, Tuxpan, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Veracruz, Villahermosa. mx) Acatlan, Acayucan, Campeche, Cancún, Cardenas, Ciudad del Carmen, Chetumal, Coatzacoalcos, Cordobas, Huajuapan de Leon, Huatulco, Huixtla, Ixtalepec, Ixtepec, Xalapa, Juchitan, Lagunas, Matias Romero, Merida, México City (Norte, Sur, TAPO), Minatitlan, Oaxaca, Orizaba, Playa del Carmen, Poza Rica, Puebla, Putla, Salina Cruz, Tampico, Tapachula, Tehuantepec, Tlaxiaco, Tonala, Tuxpan, Tuxtla Gutierrerz, Veracruz, Villahermosa.
Electricity is on the 100V system. Most outlets, however (except for the very newest), have only two prongs, so if you’re bringing any appliance with a three-pronged plug, you should buy an adaptor before you leave. n Pack Small or Bring it All? Almost anything you forget to bring, you’ll be able to buy in México – in fact, in some cities, you can even go over to the local Wal-Mart (though you’ll pay premium for sure). There are some things, however, that you’re going to want to bring plenty of, because you’ll have to dig deep into your wallet to buy them once you’re here – examples are suntan lotion, camera film, and insect repellent (with DEET).