Hotel Fray Junipero Serra
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- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
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12/31/14 4:25 AM
Please follow this link and read the story on the highway itself that we have chosen to take from the Rio Grande Valley west to the coast, and then getting on Federal Highway 15 south to Tepic, where we took the coastal road 200 to Puerto Vallarta. I cannot describe it better.
That being said the journey is not without incidents. As described it is a ...
... as Mazatlan. We wandered around for quite awhile visiting the Mercado and other shops. We eventually found our way down to the waterfront. It was alive with fishermen in their pangas either coming in, going out or working on their gear. There is a marina there but it was a bit upstream and we were getting pretty hungry so we headed back to the square. We had almuerzo (lunch) at a place recommended by one of our guidebooks. Like just about everywhere we ...
... The black clouds were looming and I just found one on the main road for £11 ($16) (and it has internet) when the heavens opened and the roads quickly turned to rivers. I even used my **** Spanish to get the room.......well, Spanish, pointing and the price list !!
Just been for a quick walk to get a bite to eat and the thunder and lightening continues. This seems a nice, lively ...
... including crocodiles, ducks, turtles, herons and other birds. Afterwards, you made a little hook by a place called Matanchen where I saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time. I even had the opportunity to swim in it! Jorge said the water was cold, but for someone who comes from somewhere that knows the bitterness of a nordic winter, the water was perfect! Our next direction was San Blas where we took our lunch (it was 5 PM...) This ...
... Particularly aggressive ones live near our campsite's entrance. I'd hate to do it but if it's a case of him or me, it's not gonna be me! We really should have considered those rabies shots more seriously.
When we arrived that afternoon it was 4pm, warm and sunny. Then it became cool. Later it got a little fresh. Then a tad nippy and went all the way down to chilly. Just before sunrise it went all the way down to damn cold! So cold that we had to wear most ...