PLAZA INN HOTEL
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Been a few days, tough days, long days. Since we didn't get our vehicle entry permits or visitor visas we stopped in Ensenada and after a hour or two got at least our visa. We paid a fine of about $5 for the day in the country with out the proper paperwork, not bad but had to Walk about 5 blocks to find the Bancocito to pay the fine, return and get …
... t realise until later.
The rest of the voyage passed boringly, with the exception of the karaoke session in the bar – the least said about that the better! Approaching Topolobampo at sunset was the highlight, disembarking the ship was not! The same ridiculous process took place in reverse, we eventually met up and got away from the port (without having to pay!!) about two hours after docking. Spent the night in a vile hotel – the perfect end to a perfect day – ...
... known as the "Ramari Indians" for their ability to run through the mountains. National Geo did a document on them. We bought beautiful woven baskets from them for only $1 or $2 dollars!
Our last part of the trip was to view the Copper Canyon and the fertility Rock! We were allowed to go out on the edge of the canyon for a photos it was a bit scary that is why I was looking toward land and not down....6,000 ft down!
... the ferry terminal a kilometre or so away, the other direction to the "Malecon" (promenade along the water) where we would find public toilets. They turned out to be at a house where the owners had built them, charged 5 Pesos per use and had a steady flow of patrons. Who said entrepreneurship doesn't exist? :-)
Relieved, we sat at the chairs and tables of a nearby yet-to-open open-air fast food stall and had a lovely sandwich-picnic in the sunshine while we watched life and ...
... point to argue with the vastly inflated price, and there would have been little point haggling with this taxi cartel, especially as we didn't speak the lingo. The only other option was to shoulder our bags, walk through the port and start hitching on the main road, and they were savvy enough to tell that a haggard looking pair like us weren't up for those kind of shena****ns.
We had 25 ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility