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Travel Blogs from Merida
... the door and grinning. Alan said some previous guests had done the same thing and some people were a bit negative about Alan, saying that they don't want veg but a school, better power etc... But we didn't get that vibe this time. After that we had dinner and an early night, ready for the lightning and sure enough, at about 11pm, there it was! Amazing. The sky was alive with at least 150 flashes a minute and Alan took some mint shots of our silhouettes against the ...
... Darkness quickly settling in we found a 'bush-camp' at a closed restaurant, just on the edge of town. The family living there were very nice & allowed to pitch our tents on their grounds & use their toilets. Bush-camps over here are definitely far more luxurious then I imagined!
The newly arranged cook group 4 prepared one of the earliest dinners, a tasty vegetable curry, in camp history - before 8pm.
... who runs the B&B... retired early though. The torrential rain pelting through the little courtyard outside my bedroom was the perfect lullaby; although I didn't need one.
Wow, that wasn't as short as I intended but this is virtually my diary,
Tomorrow will be shorter, I promise,
ps. pics are on
... the panaderia for cafe y desayuno. Tambien pan de guayaba por mas tarde en el dia. I finally figured out that the coffee is actually espresso... so now I understand the strange look I received when I requested a grandisimo cafe sin leche, solamente un poquito azucar. Most people get one or two shots, y con leche... Mine was probably four. Perfecto.
I brought my backpack down and Annerys took one look and said no, too small. 35L for five weeks was swapped for four ...
The bus to Merida (a relaxed University town in the Andes) took a lot longer than exepcted (14hours in total!) and as it climbed higher towards the Andes the weather got wetter and the clouds lower. Eventually we arrived at Posada Yagrumo in the centre of Merida at about midday. As it was raining and the clouds were so low we couldn´t see the other side of the street, we decided to relax in the posada for the rest of the afternoon. That evening we went for a lovely meal ...