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... possible to answer his questions (or not). It became clear he was looking for anything he could to catch me on, but then his English-speaking colleague came over to assist. He asked where I was going, and I told him I was headed to Brazil for the World Cup (Copa Mondial). He started laughing and said he hoped I was rooting for Mexico. Of course, I said, as long as they weren't playing America. As a formality he asked if I ...
Other than that I mostly enjoyed the Zihua life, going to the beach, paddle-boarding, walking the hills, drinking mezcal and sipping fresh cool Micheladas in the sun.
A short visit to Mexico city took me to the house (now museum) of Frida Kahlo and to Xochimilco, 170 km of canals where you can hop on a private colorful wooden boat similar to the gondolas of Venice. Along the way other little boats will pull up ...
... has now been turned into a museum and gardens that can be appreciated by all. One such garden is the hall where slaves were kept (See Photo). And another known as The Queen's Garden (See
Photo) is for when the Queen of England had lunch then a siesta during a brief visit.
In one of his info bits our tour guide indicated to us that 85% of the GTO population is Catholic and this became graphically evident ...
"Bad habits are hard to break" I said.
"Bad habits are good to break" he said.
"He", is James, I mentioned him briefly in a previous entry. I'm currently living with him as he kindly invited me to come and stay in his gorgeous house on the hill at the far side of La Ropa Beach, overlooking the entire beautiful bay on one side, surrounded by the luscious green hills on the others.
James is awesome. At a young age he worked as an actor ...
... to ask me all possible questions. That was quite fun and I learned a lot about them as well. We waited till the TV channel got over to the beach, we dumped some trash and pretended to pick some up for the camera. At the end I was with a huge group of teenager jumping in front of the camera and yelling some stuff that they had asked us to do. I felt back in my teen time! Unfortunately I missed it on TV, would have been fun to see it. When we left I decided to take the ...