Hostel Vive la Vida
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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... without forgetting the importance of staying hydrated. It turned out to be a cheap and relaxing outing.
Even though we were doing practcally nothing for the whole day, we were still pretty hungry and stopped for dinner at a local cafe, Andrade, by the city hall and central plaza, where we decided to order something that we had no idea of what it was. David got Chiliqueles Verde con Pollo and Maria decided on Tamal de Elote. Both were tasty, but ...
... at Body Spa Rituals took great care of us and joined in with the laughter and the jokes. They brought us wine and took their time with us and really let us unwind. It was fantastic. I am going to start all my vacations this way from now on.
After the Spa, Becca drove me to Denver to the Embassy Suites where I was staying the night so I could get up bright and early and catch my flight. We hung out in the ...
... in Mexico... A dip in the pool, falling asleep reading a book and then a leisurely stroll into town for dinner at, where else, 100% Natural. We found an intriguing shop - Maori Fashion - which sort of took our breath away. We had a look inside but nothing seemed Maori to us. Interesting. We also ordered a couple of beers with dinner - no corona but instead we had dos Equis instead which gave me all kinds of flashbacks and a great laugh remembering the ...
... and very touristic. Later that day I went back to my hostel and met many people staying there. I met Alex who is originally from Mexico but now lives in Montreal Canada and has a career as a sous chef. For supper I had the priveledge of enjoying some fresh cod with jumbo shrimp and mixed vegetable he decided to make. Best meal ever! Take a look at the photo of Alex and his master piece, tasty right?
That same night I met Marco, ...
... beautiful as light streams down from the surface. At 15m the fresh water changes into salt water and due to the mixing, the water becomes blurry, which is a little bizarre. As you descend further down you arrive at a hydrogen sulphide layer which looks like a huge cloud, and coming through the cloud are these trees. It reminded me of a misty winter's morning and must be the most bizarre thing I have ever seen underwater. As we descended through the layer it ...