El Cid Acapulco
Travel Blogs from Acapulco
... Dead” or Dia de Muertos. But more of that later! I mentioned in my last entry that I was once again escaping to the beach after the end of the last lot of exams. In the end there were just 4 of us who met and headed off on the bus to Acapulco last weekend. It turned out to be a very relaxing experience but not in the way I had intended! We arrived on Friday evening and the first clue that all was not going to plan was when ...
not really much happened here. Went to the paque papagayo, which Nev loved. The playground got pretty hot by lunchtime. We stayed in an old colonial style hotel centered on a lush courtyard. first night we went to the zocalo, which had a bounce house, and ate at a restaurant there. Jaime's carnitas was half fat, but my el pastor ...
... seeking divers that leap from nearby cliffs two times per day to the applause and gut wrenching excitement of on lookers. The highest jump 20m performed at the end consisting of flips and twists to land feet first to a narrow pool of water surrounded by rocks. The diver must leap only when a wave comes through the narrow passage, resulting in the water being deep enough to complete the dive.
On a whim one morning before our outbound flight, Sarah and ...
... been a bit derogatory
about our rentatruck with no name but in fact when things like this
happen we must take it all back.
We had only planned on a night here but
lets face it, when you're in a 5 star place for not much more than a
single room in downtown Jo'burg , would you a. take off at first
light, b. stay and have breakfast which cost about the same price as
we were paying for ...
... fixed Andy's puncture.
With the wheel re-fitted and liquids drunk it was time to attack the road once again. As is now usual I was riding with only a T shirt on and so my arms and hands were exposed to the sun. I had put plenty of cream on but this sun with the added heat from the engine was just burning my arms to bits.
This road is mighty long and we know its going to take us forever to get to Acapulco so we have to crack on. When John's ...