Hotel Campestre El Pantano
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... a chair. We shipped or coffee and planned or next move. Being the Laguna De Apoyo is really a lake in the middle of an ancient crater, we had to take a swim. Off we go, two Gringos going for a swim. The water was refreshing, and really clean and clear. We swam or to a floating dock, then I waited as Annemarie swam around some rocks and out of sight to explore by water. I waited, and waited, then had to go find her to make sure a native hasn't taken her. She ...
... we quickly found a taxi for hire and directed him to the lake. still not knowing exactly where we planned to stay, we were dropped in the street and started walking in search of our place to stay for the night. Checking the Monkey Hut, we were told the were fumigating and would be closed for the night. Next door was a hotel that featured scuba diving in the Laguna. Within minutes of entering, we knew this was our place. Called the Africa room, we were very excited with our ...
... and headed to our accommodation. We had decided to stay in Merida away from the hustle and bustle of all the people. We arrived with no booking hoping that they had space for us. We had a private room for the night but unfortunately were moving to the dorms for the last two nights as the all the privates were booked. (A Belgium tour group arrived the very next day). Our accommodation was on the water, we were starting to chill and relax.
... day when I was trying to relax by watching something or reading. So our conversations stopped. But he was really cool and he gave me a turquoise stone after our first night talking.
Jochem and Alexandria came for a few days to visit me in the second week and that was the first time I left the compound, with them to a little restaurant to have margaritas, also the first alcohol I had drank in over two weeks! They convinced me to go down to San Juan Del Sur ...
... sat next to me. We had a nice little conversation! I was really proud of myself because he knew no English and we still talked for quite a while all in Spanish! To make things even better, after he left another guy came and talked to me and we had another good conversation. This one knew more English than the first, but we still mostly talked in Spanish! What a great day for practicing my Spanish :)
I wandered back up to the hostel to ...