|Diary of My Mexican Trip
August 4, 2002
Today I boarded an airplane in Philadelphia. I haven’t been on a plane before, so I was
very nervous. The takeoff was pretty smooth. I finally relaxed, then we landed in Atlanta,
Georgia. From here I rented a green compact car from Hertz. I drove from Atlanta to Tula in
one night. I eventually arrived at the border and showed the officials my voter registration card
and driver’s license. I finally crossed the border into Mexico. From here I wen to my first
stop, Tula. I stayed at the Sharon, a seven-story modern hotel, is placed right across the street
from the town hall and not far from the archaeological area.
August 5, 2002
I woke up this morning to a beautiful snow covered ground. I drove over freezing
roads to a Toltec site. The most spectacular site I saw while I was at the site was the Atlantes,
the giant stone sculptures. They are said to be guarding the Pyramid of the Morning St...