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alex is awesome, bit spendy. awesome black sand beaches. three really good surf sessions. one all night party with the locals.
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... a swim and the guide led us through water tunnels behind the falls which were quite cool. Apparently some of the tunnels lead to big hydro power turbines so exploring them alone was not a good idea. There was a huge food festival in the town in the evening, but unfortunately I arrived a bit late so instead had a delicious bloody steak in one of the recommended restaurants. As it was Saturday night most of the hostel headed out to the towns only decent bar but it was pretty dead ...
... day that if you weren’t surfing, there was probably not a lot of point being in El Tunco. The virtually non-existent beach was full of sticks and stones, the water was brown and murky, and there was very little in terms of bars or other activities. Christoph and Carmen decided to head for Playa Cuco, and Becky has gone full tilt and decided to just go home a week or two early. Well, I guess I was heading to Leon a day early. I booked a shuttle bus for the next morning, roll on ...
... of the good one at least.
One of the big activities in the area are a collection of waterfalls which you can take a tour of, jumping from one to the next, but as my friend and I are a bit low on funds, it didn't seem reasonable to spend money on yet more waterfalls, which should really be free. We were going to go on our own on our last day, but we got lazy and watched Game of Thrones, which when you're traveling for so long, is just necessary. So without ...
... these ones were taken by killing the mama iguana so I didn't eat them, but it still blew my mind that they were here for sale. On our way out of the square we came across a vendor selling something I'd never seen but immediately had to buy: sweet bread shaped like tiny lizards. Of course I grabbed the one with the sugar and the sprinkles because, you know, it's me.
After some wandering through a couple uninspired blocks, we finally found the ...