Hotel La Pedregosa
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It was a pretty chaotic journey from Valencia to Mérida and that was mainly at the bus station! The bus was delayed 3 hours (due at 7pm) because of an almighty storm. This was marginally improved by a guy dressed as Michael Jackson wheeling a speaker around playing Jacko hits and watching people hire mobile phones which were chained to a small table to make quick phone calls! Once on the bus we "lost" someone so they had to check and re-check passports, then the police got on ...
... fixated on screens, big and small.
I'm power-walking in earnest to grab some beers for Ramon's apartment where his friends are watching the game, and where I've been invited to join in the excitement. I'm ******* late though, The game starts a half hour before I thought and in rush-hour, Merida traffic I manage to miss the entire first half. Bollox!
I get to Ramon's roomy apartment with a scoreline of one all, I'm introduced to his cousin and ...
... br> Expectations:
-get photos that can be published, may lead to something after returning from teaching
-be able to converse in Swahili
-if the first big trip brought us together and created a special bond, I’m worried that this one may pull us apart. It will be a chance to work on communication skills.
-Swim on tropical beach lined with pine trees (New Caledonia)
-See sunset on ...
... red eyes shining back at you. We spotted a bunch, but were unsuccessful in our attempts to catch any. Probably a blessing in disguise. As we got back, the lightning started to go off and progressively got better. It was cool to see, but I think my expectations ruined it as it wasn’t as spectacular as I hoped.
The next morning we took a long river boat trip to a town called El Congo which resides entirely on the water. It was a little surreal, and frankly weird to ...
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