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... time I need to head to the bus station, I load up the backpack and return my room key to reception. I check if there is any update on sock-gate.
No such luck.
I finish adjusting my daysack and am just about to head out the door resigned to being a person with an odd number of socks. And then I think, "bugger this, those damn socks cost a small fortune".
I set the backpack down and march down to the laundry room again.
... in with their husband.
Nowadays the younger generations are adopting western clothing. Many of the men wear jeans, cowboy hats instead of straw hats or put ponchos on top of western clothing. However many of the traditions are still intact.
The most impressive and inspiring of these traditions is the San Juan church.
I have never been in a church like this before. Photos are not permitted so all that can be done is to say that if you have ...
... people. Toby celebrated his 9th birthday in this lovely big town and even though he missed being around family and friends.....we made the most of it.
We had our first negative experience with workaway, in that we had made contact with a host down at the beach in Puerto Escondido to work in his B&B for a month. We travelled there and when I contacted him, he said he didn't need us anymore......remember the "legs ...
... crocodiles chilling on the shores and saw a small part of the Chicoasen Dam. Then we stopped in the middle of the river in the bloody sun (!) whilst the guide went up and down the boat collecting the tip (the cheek of him!). Back to San Cristobal for 1pm, lunch at the coffee place and also bought amber earrings. Then the boys and I decided to go for a walk ...
... gratification and perspective for your own. As we walked from the bus to the temple I turned and behind was a large group of very serious men proudly wearing large white fur sacks and clutching swords marching down the street. They had a presence that was completely surreal & totally captivating. These men we were told are the holly men. Of cause I instantly grabbed my camera to capture this amazing cultural moment, but as soon as I did, they ran towards me yelling "no no ...