El Buho is Hidalgo’s newest and only coffee shop. It is right down the street from the grocery store (facing the grocery store, to the left). Their purpose is to provide a common ground for locals and international climbers to meet. It is a chill place started by a couple from the United States that […]
“Spanish teacher, local tour guide and interpreter.” Well known and loved by climbers for his friendliness and past work at Homero’s, Milton is a local cook who also speaks fluent English. He offers English and Spanish classes, tour guiding, and a Monterrey airport pickup service. Milton’s airport pickup service costs $50 USD with an optional […]
The “House of Culture” in Hidalgo offers a few rooms of Hidalgo’s history, a small art gallery, and frequently hosts local events that are interesting to watch. But don’t expect too much.
Hidalgo’s main movie rental store located in the central plaza of Hidalgo, next to Benavides Pharmacy. Great for renting movies in Spanish to study. They usually require membership but you can instead leave your drivers license or passport.
The ranchers often relax and cool down in the canyon, where you can inquire about renting horses. Its very informal and easy.
See, smell, and eat at Hidalgo’s street markets twice a week to get a unique Mexican pueblo experience. The street markets come twice a week but the better/larger one is Tuesday’s. Do not expect a plethora of Mexican handicrafts, if any, as you might expect in more southern parts of Mexico. This is Walmart on […]
A cozy coffee shop that offers up amazing coffee, tasty little treats as well as an excellent selection of books to read. Also has WiFi for those of you that need to access the Internet for a bit. Originally opened up as Christian/climber outreach with the local communities, it has become an essential part of […]