Hotel El Tajalin
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We left Paquera, saying "goodbye" to the praying mantis sitting on one of our water bottles!
We were told the bus to Montezuma would take up to 3 hours but it actually took just over an hour and a half, which was nice. We actually left the bus at Cobano, approx 6km before Montezuma, to stock up on supplies and hit the bakery for a snack. We then had to wait for a short ...
... chowing down and having a few beers. I spent quite a while talking to Neil and Anna from Manchester. Anna being originally from Poland was occasionally asked where in Poland a tourist should visit. When she discovered I had been there, she picked my brains as to where I recommended.
When I got round to turning in for the night, I discovered the only other occupants in my dorm were Rob and Andy, the two Canadians that had also been in the same dorm ...
... another four hour bus trip, starting at 6:15AM!! Yesterday I went to the central market and had a look around. After getting rid of one parcel and sending it to Toronto, I didn't know if I really needed to buy anything more, maybe a magnet. I saw none that I liked. I did enjoy the experience of walking around the market. It was now 10 AM and I needed more coffee to keep me going, god there's a lot of walking in this city!! I spied an interesting coffee corner with some seats and lots ...
... so camp he made Graham Norton seem like Daniel Craig and a 23 year old who said she had never left British Colombia before I sensed these wouldn't be friends for life. All but 2 of that number were from the USA or Canada, and the tour was just a weeks holiday for them, most traveling alone, so there was a slight 'Freshers Week' feel to the socialising where alcohol was used at every opportunity to form plastic bonds with other "cool and interesting" people, ...
... for a mid-afternoon luncheon at Que Comemos, a lovely little restaurant just north of Parrita. Pito, the owner remembered me and welcomed us. The lunch began with hot tortilla chips and a big bowl of fresh guacamole. As we ate the entrees, several tractors went by on the dusty road, pulling trailers full of watermelons. They are grown just down the road. Pito gifted us with one just picked, as we said goodbyes.
While driving across the one-lane steel ...