Parador San Juan de Dios
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... and at the end of the canyon there is Chicoasen Damn and the largest hydropower plant in Mexico. We were also lucky enough to spot two monkeys and a real crocodile! Apparently is is quite rare to actually see a crocodile, so the tour companies have taken the liberty of putting some pretty realistic, plastic crocodiles on the sides of the river in two places. After the first ...
... hostel and chilled in the hammocks in the garden.
That evening Josephina, who works at the hostel, was having an art exhibition in a cute little bar with live music, drinks and tapas. Her paintings were of traditional Mexican people and were being sold to raise funds to paint a mural in their village. After the exhibition we went with Rudi, Josephina, Han and some of their friends to Funky Burritos - a ...
... her for an hour or so, and when I called her (she had no credit on her phone and had also given them every cent that she had, her rent money included) she told me that Xiuh was with her and to meet her in the center again. A totally unperturbed Xiuh and her still shell-shocked mother greeted me. It had all been a hoax! In retrospect we could all blame her for not making doubly sure that they really had her child, but the tricksters know all the tricks and ...
... and work due to what I perceived as the better opportunities for earning Money. Of course, the fact that it was located on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, and close to some of the Mayan temple complexes that I wanted to visit, were added attractions, but my primary focus in picking Playa above, say Tulum, a more laid-back and closer to nature environment, was earning potential. I had also brought my video equipment, and was hoping to break into the lucrative ...
... from the impressive blue and white Iglesia Santa Lucia, which I glimpsed from my taxi upon arrival; to the beautifully baroque Iglesia Santo Domingo, which I passed whilst shopping in the market. There are many more, both in and overlooking the city and these often had stalls set up with snacks and fairground rides nearby, to feed and amuse the large numbers which visit the ...