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Updated August 31, 2010
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  1. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    It appears to be a traditional old chrome diner. Once inside you realize it is a new modern version of a diner. It is far more spacious in the seating arrangements than to historic diners. This diner could not be more neat and clean. You were expecti…
  2. Ridiculously Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Oaxaca, Mexico
    The Camino Real Hotel is located in the Historic Center, just 4 blocks from the main Zocalo. The Camino Real Hotel has been retro fitted into the 1576 Santa Catalina Convent. Several original frescoes have been restored. Many of the original rooms of…
  3. Cheap "Hostels" in Chalcatzingo, Mexico
    This is a modern, recently built campground. The site is entirely flat and has lush landscaping and lawns. You can see Cerro Chalcatzingo and Cerro Delgado from the campground. There are several palapas with cooking grills. There are two very well ma…
  4. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Caney Bayou Mound, USA
    Caney Bayou Mounds are located at Latitude 32.918 Longitude -91.77 in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana on Knox Ferry Road. This is a 6 mound complex with height ranging from 4 feet to 10 feet and the largest base is 160 feet x 195 feet. Mound B is the lar…
  5. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Swanquarter, North Carolina, USA
    Carawan's Motel is in Hyde County, North Carolina which has many lakes, "Carolina Bays", ponds and miles of shoreline on the Pamlico Sound. Mark and Lisa Carawan are the second generation owners of Carawan Motel and numerous cabins. The motel and cab…
  6. Very cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Merida, Mexico
    Casa Bowen is not a five star tourist hotel. Casa Bowen may have the most affordable rooms nearest to the Zocalo. Casa Bowen is an ideal place to connect with local people and the native culture of Merida. Casa Bowen is located between the bus statio…
  7. Cheap "Hostels" in Oaxaca, Mexico
    Casa de Don Pablo is a great hostel with a friendly and helpful staff. The Casa de Don Pablo is located within easy walking distance to everything you need or want to see. I have not stayed here but have visited the facility many times either picking…
  8. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Chalcatzingo, Mexico
    The mesoamerican archaeological site of Chalcatzingo is located in the Valley of Morelos in the State of Morelos on the west side of Highway 160 south of Cuautla. Currently Chalcatzingo is the only mesoamerican site in the Central highlands containin…
  9. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    I have only eaten here once. The burger was large and properly cooked. The fries were hot and ample. Great sweet tea. There are more than 80 micro-brews in stock. They have a fully stocked liquor bar will a staff of skilled mixologists. The are four …
  10. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    If Elmo's were a bar, it would be called Cheers and have a TV Series! I have eaten here numerous times. It is a Duke University place to see and be seen. They serve a full line of breakfast plates, burgers, sandwiches, salads and fries. I usually get…
  11. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    May 15 - May 31 (Available only online!) - $10 single day / $25 3-day pass June 1 - July 3 (Online and in stores!) - $13 single day / $30 3-day pass At the gate - $15 per day / $35 3-day pass Music stage.The Eno Music Festival of 2008 was held…
  12. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Morehead City, North Carolina, USA
    Brig. Gen. Simon Bernard designed Fort Macon and built by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The fort was named after Nathaniel Macon, the most noted statesman of the period. The US Army Corp of Engineeers began construction in 1826 and was completed in…
  13. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Oaxaca, Mexico
    My first visit since the renovation and addition of the hotel next door was December of 2007. I had stayed at Hotel Francia more than a dozen times since the 1970s. Hotel Francia has an excellent location, just a few blocks from the square, markets a…
  14. Cheap "Hostels" in Zipolite, Mexico
    Gloria's Shambhala is very cool and laid back place on a very beautiful section of the Oaxacan Pacific coast. Gloria's Shambhala offer accommodations that include hostel style patios with beds and hooks to hang hammocks, several private rooms, at lea…
  15. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Oaxaca, Mexico
    The Hotel Monte Alban is in a truly colonial building at a great central location. The Hotel Monte Alban has 20 rooms on two floor with a large central patio that accommodates their on-site restaurant. Nightly the Hotel Monte Alban presents a 2 hour …
  16. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Toluca, Mexico
    I stayed last November (2007) for 2 days and my room was just under $28 per night. The Hotel Tolucan may have been the first high-rise hotel constructed in Toluca. It is very close to the industrial zone (Large Ford Plant and others). I have stayed t…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Acambay, Mexico
    This site is located about 3 miles north of Acambay on east side of highway 55. This site is not open on Mondays. This is a great small hill top Otomi site that may show some signs of earthquake damage. Some excavation and reconstruction has occurred…
  18. Construction of Hyco Lake began in the early 1960's by Carolina Power and Light Company as a cooling reservoir for their electric generating plant. Hyco Lake is in Person County, North Carolina 10 miles west of Roxboro, North Carolina on NC Highway 5…
  19. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Insley Mounds, USA
    Insley Mounds are located on Frankie Loftin Road at Latitude 32.387526 and Longitude -91.47811. This property is owned by W. T. Insley of Delhi, Louisiana. There currently are 3 mounds visible with evidence of several others. Historic accounts report…
  20. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    If you want a "realistic" pub experience then the James Joyce of Durham is for you. The James Joyce has a great pub atmosphere, however there is no sawdust on the floor. The James Joyce Irish Pub is small so go early to claim your favorite seating. T…
  21. Very cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in La Calera Alvaro, Mexico
    The Pam-American Highway is still rugged south of Tamazunchale. Hotels are far less common. The road is a narrow two lane. Guardrails are typically short, damaged or non-existent. Early morning starts can be hampered by sudden very dense fog banks. L…
  22. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Taxco, Mexico
    The Hotel Loma Linda is my favorite of all motels, hotels or hostels in Taxco. I have stayed at 7 different facilities over the years and Loma Linda is still my favorite. I guess it is the private balcony of the second floor rooms with and unbelievab…
  23. Cheap "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Los Comales is located in the old Dunkin’ Donuts building at 2103 North Roxboro Street, Durham, North Carolina. The general posted menu is tacos and sandwiches. There is a great salsa bar to jazz-up anything you may order. Caution, some of the pepp…
  24. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Walnut Grove/Lower Jackson Mound, USA
    I would rate this site a five star if you were able to walk around an on it. However, it is currently on private land, easily visible from the road. Lower Jackson Mound is a latitude 32.63 longitude - 91.41. From Interstate 20 go north on Route 17 to…
  25. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Angangueo, Mexico
    Each November an estimated 300 million Monarch Butterflies begin to migrate from east of the Rocky Mountains. They head south from Canada and the United States to take refuge in a high coniferous forests, approximately 75 miles northwest of Mexico Ci…
  26. Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Oaxaca, Mexico
    The best on the Zocalo is the The Hotel Marqués del Valle. The Hotel Marqués del Valle is listed as a 4 star hotel in most travel books. The Hotel Marqués del Valle is located on the north side of the Zocalo main square. The Hotel Marques del Vall…
  27. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Marsden Mounds, USA
    Marsden is a group of 5 mounds and 1 breastwork. The largest mound (Mound E) is in the woods on the SW side of the site. It is about 13 feet tall and 150 feet square at the base. The other mounds are about 3 feet to 5 feet tall. Occupation of this si…
  28. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Pipestem, West Virginia, USA
    McKeever Lodge is a great weekend get away. Every thing that you would need is at hand. Two golf courses are available. A par 72 18-hole and a par 3, 9-hole. The par 72 is very tough to make par. The eateries are above average. The staff is friendly …
  29. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Richmond, Virginia, USA
    I have eaten here more than 100 times. I had 2 of my office Xmas parties here and several employee birthday parties. I have NEVER be disappointed. The Saturday and Sunday brunch is a must do. The music system and selection cannot be better. There is …
  30. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Oaxaca, Mexico
    Monte Alban is one of Mexico's most spectacular ancient sites. The original Zapotec name for this site is "Danni Dipaa". This site sits atop four hills, it was first occupied prior to 600 BC and continued to be occupied on and off until the arrival o…
  31. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Pipestem, West Virginia, USA
    I have eaten here on a number of occasions and have been surprisingly pleased every time. They have a solid fixed menu and daily specials. They have a large wine list. The Bluestone Creek Lodge Dining Room is must for all foodies. Pipestem is loc…
  32. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Toluca, Mexico
    Nevado de Toluca (Xinantecatl "the Naked Lord") is a strato-volcano about 30 kilometers southwest of Toluca. It is listed as 4th highest (15,354 feet) in Mexico, behind Pico de Orizaba, Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl. The crater is approximately 1.5 k…
  33. Osprey Nest Campground is open all year and is on the shore of Lake Mattamuskeet. It is located in Fairfield, North Carolina at 6234 Piney Woods Road. The Osprey Nest Campground has 19 sites for tents or trailers. There is an on site modern concrete …
  34. Very cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Piedras Negras, Mexico
    This is a great place to stay if you cannot stay in Taxco or if you want an adventure. I discovered this place last December (2007). I was exploring the area around Taxco and was running out of day light and gasoline. Piedras Negras sit on a broad pl…
  35. Average priced "Hostels" in Pipestem, West Virginia, USA
    Pipestem is located in the southeastern West Virginia, 14 miles north of Princeton and 12 miles south of Hinton on West Virgina Route 20. Accommodations include the McKeever Lodge with 113 rooms and suites. A small number of rooms have a great view …
  36. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Epps, Louisiana, USA
    Poverty Point mounds are a rare remnant of an advanced culture that thrived here from 1650 BC to 700 BC. Estimates are that it took about five million man hours to build the sites visible earthworks. Dirt was carried to the site in baskets with about…
  37. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Mexico
    Real de Catorce is located in the Catorce mountain range, state of San Luis Potosi at about 2,750 meters above sea level. The easiest access is a cobble stone road about 11km west of Cedral off of Highway 62. The entrance to Real de Catorce via this …
  38. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Taxco, Mexico
    Taxco sits on a hill amoung hills at 4675' in the State of Guerrero Highway 55 passes through the eastern end f town. Prior to the Spanish arrival, Taxco was a Tlahuica city named Tlaxco (ballcourt). The Tlahuicans were exploiting the shallow deposit…
  39. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Tenango de Arista, Mexico
    Teotenango is located south of Toluca on the west side of highway 55. It is a large hilltop site with numerous temple platforms, step pyramides, ballcourts, residential areas and a top notch museum/book store. Labels and books are in Spanish. Extensi…
  40. Cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Mexico City, Mexico
    Five star site. Do not miss this one. Take several days to fully enjoy. Try to find the mica lined crypt. Check at the entrance to get the location and the schedule for the vault door to be open. Stay at the Hotel Archaeologico on the loop road aroun…
  41. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico
    The entry fee for the museum is included in the entry fee to the ruin. The fee is approximately $5.00 depending on the current exchange rate with an additional fee of $3.50 for a video camera. The museum and sculpture garden is located at Gate 5 or j…
  42. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico
    Teotihuacan's Obsidian Carvers, several are located along and just off of the Peripheral Highway of the Archaeological Park of Teotihuacan. There are many, many vendors that walk around the ruins selling small example of obsidian carved with mesoamer…
  43. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Swanquarter, North Carolina, USA
    Located in eastern North Carolina in Hyde County, the Lake Mattamuskeet refuge was established in 1934 and covers 50,180 acres of water, wetlands and timberlands. Lake Matamuskeet, the largest natural lake in North Carolina, is shallow, averaging…
  44. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Mt. Gilead, USA
    Town Creek Mound is located in Montgomery County, North Carolina. Five miles east of Mt. Gilead on North Carolina Highway 731. The street address is 509 Town Creek Mound Rd, Mt. Gilead, NC 27306. The site phone number is 910-439-6802. The site hours …
  45. Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Matehuala, Mexico
    This is a fairly new motel when I stayed there in December of 2007. An outdoor pool and a cabana were under construction. The motel facility is far enough from the highway so there is no noise to interrupt your sleep. The property is well lite. There…
  46. Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico
    Until last November (2007) this was part of the Club Med chain of hotels and resorts. I have stayed here seven times. This hotel is walking distance to the entrance at the new museum of Teotihuacan. You will not find a cleaner facility. The decor is …
sylviandavid says:
wow...... what a great list ..... Sylvia
Posted on: Aug 31, 2010
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