Posada La Parroquia
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... the wrong time is just as workers and school kids head home for a long lunch and siesta before emerging in the evening for another round of work or shopping. To make matters worse, we arrived on 20 November, the actual day of remembrance for the Revolution when some of the streets in this narrow, contorted, cobbled city built in a gully, were closed for celebrations.
Forty minutes in a traffic jam on the steep cobbled streets and Elephant's clutch ...
... wander around, and heard huge explosions (gunshots ran through my head at one point). As we walked through the crowds we found that they were setting off crackers inside these pinatas! We later found out that this particular ritual is called 'Judas' Sabado de Gloria' (the burning of Judas). I'm pretty certain I lost hearing in one ear for the rest of the day!
We've had the opportunities to visit a couple of museums & art exhibits whilst we have been ...
... the night sky and we went inside to catch the end of a Sunday mass. Once back at our hotel, we stayed up late watching a movie (yes, in english...we had cable TV in the hotel), so we turned off our alarm before going to sleep.
This morning we sleep in until 8am, then go for another walk to do our grocery shopping and have breakfast. We visit the tortilleria (fresh flour tortillas!), panaderia (bakery), cremeria ...
... and them wham I kick the beejeezus out of a three inch concrete ``step`` that occupies the halfway point between my room and the can for seemingly no good reason but to break peoples toes who don`t wear their headlamp to the john at night. I cuss the moon, stars, and sun every way I can and then get to thinking I may need to change my plans.
I can`t get back to sleep because my big toe is throbbing like I`m one of those cartoon character that ...
... city (on the highway), we passed a palapa which Jeff (rightly) assumed was a restaurant. I made a U-turn and the kids and I decided to go check out the menu. But we, unknowingly went to the back door of the dining room. The waiter came and opened the door for us and, as we stepped in, absolutely EVERY eye in the place was on us. Even the music stopped! There may have even been crickets chirping. After making such an entrance, I felt obliged to stay and not ...