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- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... and churches which don’t really appeal to us all that much. We did however go to the Sunday market in the main city square which was nice. There were the usual stalls selling trinkets and clothing but also plenty of spots to eat and lots of churros carts which was definitely the highlight!
One might ask why we even came here, well we came because we wanted to enjoy the food and the local ...
... pineapple, coconut water, crushed ice and,well, had to put a bit of rum in to give it that real pina colada taste. Wow......yummy!!
Had our chicken that came with a bbq'd onion for dinner and think we'll be back there. Not sure what was on the chicken but a totally different taste than we have at home but delicious.
The guys picked up 10 movies for 10bucks while in town today so another quiet movie night
... main square and observed local people who were either passing by or having a rest in the park. Once we felt recovered we continued to the Armando Manzanero Theater. When walking past the theater we had an idea of seeing a performance. Unluckily the concert scheduled for that day was unexpectedly cancelled. Despite not being able to go to theater we weren't disappointed because we got to know a local older man who seemed to be travelling a lot. Since we had a passion for ...
... Richard turned up... lolHe had left before me from Valladolid with the intention of going North to camp on some islands which were renowned for the flocks of flamingos. However, when he got there, the guides wanted more money and other people in the area had said that the birds were no where to be seen.He was considering to stay at the same hostel, but I advised against it and suggested a better alternative down the street called Nomades. I had wanted to ...
... me up a few days before, who offered to drive us round the other places in their hire car the next day – perfect! J
So the next morning, we did hit up the ruins, which were just as touristy but worth the visit (the same can’t really be said about the garbage museum). Spent a good few hours around there with one particular section feeling like you were just being herded round by cattle as people took pictures of alcoves – I mean seriously would you ...