Hotel Viva Villahermosa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Having arrived very late the night before ( or early depending on how you look at it!) we enjoyed a late breakfast and left at around midday. Our intention was to visit Palenque, an ancient Maya temple in the jungle. However, things didn't quite work out that way! We were only two blocks away from the hotel when suddenly Jan was involved in a collision with another car - a Mexican driver :-( ...
... bus and it is a long roundabout trip in the rain that left at 4pm and arrived late at 8.30pm. Luckily we had the time to get supplies for the trip and had fruit, rolls (the usual very sweet bread ham and chees type rolls) and yoghurt.Wayne had a sweet donut as well. Arrivng at Comalcalco again being the only tourists we make our way to a nearby hotel which is noisy as next door's karaoke bar is blairing.The sweet lady sent us down the road ...
... things in a strange language. None of the above, except for the soldiers which, was comforting due to all of the increased violence in Mexico over the last few years. These are actually first class busses with all of the luxuries, quite a few steps up from the Greyhound line Grandma used to take. For about $35 USD you can expect a reclining seat, your own TV monitor with a list of movies to watch, an under-the-seat plug-in to charge your cell ...
... no accurate maps and no idea how to get from point A to point B and we are rusty at travel sign language, but those old skills emerge. People are friendly and helpful and we are grateful that all the doom stories about travel in Mexico are so incorrect.
After eating pollo and aroz in town for dinner, we got a Taxi out to near the ruins. Just by the park gate the road turns off down a little dirt track ...
We get a luxury bus to Villahermosa after a mix-up at the bus station and a long journey and Soph gets addicted to "Choco-choco" a song on the bus' playlist. We go out for coffee, after wandering around some art galleries and meet a guy named Pepe. He's dressed eccentrically and has a bandage on his head (after a car crash). He's a writer of science fiction and tells us ...