From Morelia we ended up getting a taxi from the bus stop to Patzcuaro, being the same price as the bus and quicker we thought this would be a good idea. The driver was crazy, I swear he was driving at minimum 140kmh for the whole trip, although I have no way of actually knowing because the speedo was broken. This has been the sole time I have felt in any danger in all the time we have been travelling up to this point. So we just held on (oh and there were no seatbelts) and hoped for the best. Luckily the distance between Morelia and Patzcuaro is 40km so only a 20 minute drive.
The taxi dropped us at the bus station and we piled out very quickly grabbing our packs. It was a short walk to our accommodation which ended up being equidistant between the bus station and centro, very helpful. Although called a hostel the house had more of an Air-bnb vibe to it. The couple who ran it were super friendly and the house fit our needs perfectly i.e. it had a good kitchen, was very cheap and we had a private bathroom. Continue reading