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Today the five of us went on an adventure FOR SURE.
We first set out in search of an artisan market in la penita that the owner of the house had left a description for. First of all we did not know how to get to there, so, we walked around sayulita asking people (in Spanish) where we might catch a bus. When we had the information we needed we set off ON FOOT to the highway where we were told we could catch a green and ...
Friday, March 21st, the first day of Spring, in Mexico it is called Primavera! All of the primary schools and kindergartens participate in a parade. They go to great lengths in decorating their floats. Most have a princess and sometimes a prince as well sitting on the float throwing candy to the other children.
The mothers ...
... Don and Marguerite took a bus up here to visit us at La Penita. We walked through the Market quickly and picked up a few things, we had lunch and we walked back to the campground. It was fun to see them again.
We like it here, the ocean is warm and refreshing. The waves are too big for swimming, we just jump around in the waves. We are going to stay here another week and leave on Monday, March 24th.
... hang out with Anne from Minnesota and Leo and Suzanne from Canada. It's gonna be sad when it's time to say goodbye!
Somewhere in between we fit in Spanish lessons. We've opted to use our audio resources - cos we're cheap and cos our real problem is just being disciplined enough to work through it. Our Spanish is coming along nicely but sometimes we struggle to muster the energy and discipline required.
... put me in charge of keeping an eye out for other boats. Well, we made it back safely, and while walking home I realized that I hadn't payed for a thing - My Mexican hosts had happily covered everything! Wow, very cool.
I ran into the Capitan the next day and he offered to take me out again. I might just do it.