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... highways in Mexico. With the exception of the last 50 kilometers or so, we had the worst highways I have ever seen. Potholes 4" deep and 20" across, randomly spread around the travel lane to make it hard to steer around them. Then when we weren't fighting the potholes, we fought the speed bumps. But we're here and we're alive, along with the car, so that's good enough for me.
See everyone back in the good 'ole USA.
... with very little sun cream on has definitely been the worst decision ever... You can now call me the human radiator - I'm letting off more heat than a fricking oven right now!! (Not to mention I look like a lobster also!) Chilling in my hammock with a plate of watermelon, spanish music blasting out, looking onto the Pacific Ocean, surrounded with some seriously awesome people - Central America... I love you x Peace and love kids ...
... Sky, a 3 story box structure on the edge of town that affords one a great view of town and of course all 3 local volcanoes. I went just as dusk was settling in. Not much activity, mountain wise anyway. Mushroom and cheese quesadillas and a Michelada...delicious. As it got darker, Fuego decided it was showtime!!! Lava spewed into the air like fireworks and you could faintly see the red glow cascade down the mountain side. More blasts, a few small, but some large blasts. All lovely ...
... to leave early, once three hours was up we were told to get in the van drive to Antigua not to stop and don’t say anything until you get to your hotel. Awhile after I could still see the flash torch on me still thinking how long are they going to be standing there for, itching like crazy from all the bugs I had to turn around only to find that it wasn't the light from a torch it was a full moon the light from it was so bright! Pretty soon after this with adrenaline running so ...
... Again the driver kept checking the route with locals, but direction-wise, we were heading in the right area.
By the time we had clocked up four hours, we had made it back onto the highway and to be fair to the driver, he put his foot down. The only disconcerting thing was that his mobile phone was going off about every five minutes and I'm not sure if it was his boss or his wife, but somebody was not happy.
While content with this unexpected ...