Hotel De Cima
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... used 24 kilowatts in 8 days. They charge $.16 a kilowatt, so that would be 3.84 so far.
There is also a veggie truck that comes around every day, we really like that and manage to purchase something every day. He also brings fresh bakery rolls and eggs.
Across the road about 200 yards from the gate is a beautiful botanical garden. A company from Durango is in the process of developing it, they have ...
... and just hanging out, we walked home along the beach - about a 2 1/2 hour walk.
It was too bad that we were not able to go swimming in Maz. as the water was too cold and the red flags were up on every beach.
On Friday we went to El Centro where children's science projects were on display. The kids loved explaining their work to us, in Spanish with a few English words thrown in here and there.
On Saturday, we watched the Pan American Cup ...
... 129! Then up the road a km or so we had our tyres sprayed by the Agriculture department for $7!
You could immediately feel the difference of Mexico - the roads were better and the infrastructure better maintained, while fuel was just 80 cents a litre!
Mind you within a couple of hours of being in Mexico we had been stopped:
At the Ag dept checkpoint;
At 3 police checkpoints - they are very intimidating: dressed in black, flak jackets, ...
... Mmmmm. The potatoes and carrots were good too, and the red wine was
We did more miles today, making
Sayulita. The drive was real nice, especialy south of Puerto
Vallarta. After Pureto Vallarta we went and visited a basil grower.
It was interesting to see what goes into growing good basil. The
plants are started indoors, then transferred outside after they are
a few inches tall.
Pulling into Sayulita we came to a very
... in. When I told them the one I was in now had no aircon and I hardly slept last for the heat, she got straight on the phone to her daughter who gave me a room for a third of the price!! So I am back in the first hostel now and it's lovely!! The shower could fit 4 people and I have aircon tv and a fan!
In the afternoon I went to the Market and explored some other areas for a few hours and then I died and had to go back to room and lay on the bed with ...