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... Cuban feel to it – it was a little more gritty than some of the other towns of Mexico, and the atmosphere a little different. I also noticed that pretty much everyone here was overweight – like really overweight. Extremely disappointing for a beach town, but don’t think the gene pool is too strong in Veracruz… I don’t think I saw a single person that I found attractive in the few hours I did spend walking round there.
Also, when I visited McDonalds ...
... for a couple of sit in's and a tandem, which was occupied by the kayak guide and birding guide. I decided to stick close to the birding guide in case he pointed out any notable species. As it turned out, his specialty was birding and not paddling, and they were so slow and way behind the pack.
Lots of egrets, cormorants and black birds with a local name flew over us. We were heading directly towards the sun rise, behind Agaltepec Island. ...
... took awhile with no gloves or tools. Someone had hit my bumpers while I was gone, fantastic!
The drive home from Philly was horrendous since it was rush hour. I was so glad to get home in one piece after that drive. I have to say I'd much rather have stayed in Mexico than return to this freezing weather.
Things Learned on Day 9:
1. Plata de Metal means metal plate in Spanish.
... well enough that we didn't need to scout.
One of the bigger rapids we came to was called "The Thing". It was a confusing mess of foaming whitewater, diagonal waves and several large holes. The line was right to just left of center to avoid a large boulder hidden among the whitewater and rooster tails. I followed after Laura so I was sure she knew where she was going, I just stayed on her line. We had a few flips but everyone rolled.
... on the safety kayak. By the time I made it through to Adam and Lalo (the look of sheer worry on Adam’s face was enough to break any mother’s heart), Nicky had gotten totally beached. My knee was bleeding and my gums were swollen. Climbing back into the boat was an insurmountable task for me so we had to move to shore in order for me to get in. After the next set of rapids, we could hop out and float down the river, but I was the only one to do ...