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... the hotel was excellent. The staff were courteous and obliging from the greeter at the door through the head waiter. The restaurant was first rate and no fault could be found in the room. So why gripe about a few dollars?
As an aside, I can't leave this introduction to the island without a comment on language. Coming into town by taxi I was perplexed to see highway signage in both English and Spanish. The reason for this, I was told, was that ...
... of being the snake's dinner.
We saw many blue heron which are smaller than the white heron and several larger white Heron in the open waters but the highlight of the trip was the sighting of Red Ibis. Looking like blossoms in the trees when they took flight to go home to roost it was more like the Red Arrows doing an air display. They contrasted with the white egret also going ...
... the queues after a 6 car pileup and I was thankfully dehydrated as we later got lost – couldn't find the guesthouse as on the wrong square. When we got to the right one, still couldn't find it - directions and signage poor.
Having read the reviews I was expecting a pretty run down but traditional place and it didn’t disappoint, but Pearl’s is friendly, well located and economical. ...
... to our return route to the ship. It has been a good day for us.
We got to take a good walk thru a modern city and see a little more of this big beautiful world in which we all live. After being cruising for over a week, it was good to get out and stretch our legs. Our trip today could best be described by the Australian term, "Walk about". We did not have a set plan in place before we started; we just started out into the city with map in hand and ...
... The first temple we visited featured a large murti, or embodiment of a spirit, in the image of a monkey. The murti overlooked a large and beautiful temple which we could enter if we took off our shoes and promised not to take any photos. From the temple we could hear chanting from a smaller shelter near the temple. From there we went to the Temple on the Sea, a temple built by a Hindu man during a time when it was outlawed to build a temple ...
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