Colinas Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Los Mochis
Before leaving my hotel in Alamos I had a long conversation with the owner about what roads to take. I showed her the map and talked about how i would like to be on some dirt roads and get away from all the highways and pavement. She looked at me like i was crazy but told me it was doable and that it was not dangerous. I gave my hot rod a once over: made sure i had ...
... pump, hope this one last a long time.
It was noon by the time I had finished the mods and had it installed
and Hazel back togeather.
We headed south and made it to Los Mochis. Nice drive, lots of
desert, we detoured off the cuota road (toll) and took the libre
(free) through a few towns, just for some extra variety. It did get
preety warm today. We have actually gone from 32 deg.F to 32 deg.C.
By 4 pm it ...
... an OXXO but just for cold-drink and "Tostadas", yummy giant, crunchy, round tortillas - not hot chocolate but still big kids stuff :-)
The walk to the ferry terminal seemed a bit longer than we were expecting but we got there in the light which was our aim. A kind taxi driver returning from dropping someone off pointed in the right direction and shouted to us to make sure we knew where to go. How nice :-)
Inside the ferry terminal we had a fun time with the ticket lady ...
Take a generic commercial town and blend it with a cultural village, and you have Los Mochis. It was kinda weird actually... There was a huge Ley (think Mexican Wal-Mart) right across the street from a bustling market where they sold pigs feet and snout by the kilo.
The town was very progressive with their parks and trees. At one large park, it was packed with people running and working out, while kids played in ...
... in the restaurant when who should I bump into but Paco - looking even more dishevelled than ever after an eventful detour through some obscure valley to which only seasoned travellers would venture. I was really pleased to meet him again and it looks as though he will make the whale watching trip on Tuesday - I'm looking forward to that greatly.
The food didn't really appeal and I went to my bunk wondering what wonders La Paz might ...