Hotel Villa Del Mar
Travel Blogs from Veracruz
... feeling hungry, bought some soup, and just stayed at the hostel that night where met some Australians that had been travelling through Mexico in one of the VW Camper Vans and had some cool stories. I shared some of mine, and seemingly gave them a different impression to their usual English backpacker – the last of which was a southern softie who carried one of those handheld fans around with him! Met a guy called David who was pretty sound, although he was travelling with a couple ...
... their work and the importance of the island as a natural lab. 2 troops of howler monkeys were introduced in 1988-9 from the mainland, to protect them from poachers and hunters. At their peak, they numbered 100, and have now stabilized at 75. The island can probably accommodate more but there had to be sufficient food source, which is why we saw human intervention in propagation of trees.
We hiked up one of the small hills, not high or clear enough ...
... just verbal and written words. Jackie’s method was far more effective. Between the gestures and her Spanish, which I understood far better than that of the native speakers, I was sort of able to follow their conversation, and once I actually interjected a vocabulary word that Jackie didn’t know.
We waited some more. I felt like a prisoner. But whose prisoner was I?
Fernando’s? I could have walked back to town. It was only three or ...
... the fact that I had no business being there at all. Or that Aurora was there and was whispering to her friends and surreptitiously pointing at me.
The whole thing was over in fifteen minutes, and we stood around another fifteen while Luis and Fernando discussed our next steps. It was decided that Estela would help Scott and I with banking matters and everyone else would wait for us in a cafe down the street.
... in an hour.
Between the turtle camp and the road was another house. It wasn’t a hotel, but it did offer guest services to beach-goers, like showers and a place to wash your feet. On the porch was a man with a large knife. "******ned gringas!" he swore loudly as I passed, and stabbed the table. "*******s! All you do is take!" He swore some more, and I hurried past, looking away, my heart pounding. Checking over my shoulder to make sure he hadn’t followed, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking