|view of the Zócalo and the Cathedral from the hotel|
|view from the hotel of people dining and enjoying|
the music at the restaurants in the Zócalo
We listened to the salsa band performing in the street for a bit before grabbing some tacos for dinner and heading out to dance at El Cibao.
|Salsa music in the street|
|salsa music in the street|
|Salsa at El Cibao|
The next morning we had breakfast at Veracruz's famous El Gran Café de la Parroquia.
|clinking my glass for them to serve me warm|
milk with my coffee
|my café con leche|
|a gordita (left) and empanada (right)|
After breakfast Edson showed me some sights.
|monument dedicated to Spanish immigrants|
|San Juan de Ulúa Fort|
|Where Edson went to college|
That afternoon we went to his brother's soccer game. He's currently playing for Veracruz's 2nd Division Tiburones (Sharks) team.
|his brother is #50 in red|
That evening we visited a bit with his family, grabbed dinner and then took the bus back to the DF.