Hotel Villa Del Mar
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Veracruz is a very fun town. I just wanted to start with that because although we didn't do many things super exciting I still left the town feeling like I had been through a whirlwind of adventure, that might have been because of our prerequisite in Carnaval though. Minus the last night, which was so crazy I'm gonna leave that story out of here …
... same great band which played last night was back with more hits. We were each given a straw hat and scarf for the occasion. But it was too hot to don the scarf.
2 rows of portable loos were set up, as was a tent selling local souvenirs and food. It was almost too hot for some to bear and I was lucky to be seated near a powerful fan. Lunch, when served after a series of speeches, was very good as befitting for VIPs. We noticed some ominous clouds ...
... and the temperature was only in the nineties. There was some risk, but it wasn’t as if anyone was going to stop me. It was my choice not to attempt it.
And if I weren’t “trapped” here on this beach, where would I go and what would I do? Sit in my hotel room? Surely it was as least as hot as it was here, without the sea breeze or the view. Having finished the one novel I brought along, I had nothing to read and the likelihood ...
Excited about helping out at the turtle camp, I tried to leave the hotel at 6:45 am, but the gate was locked. With a chain and padlock. I wasn’t going anywhere.
The hotel was run by a mother and daughter. To get their attention, you ring a bell on the front desk, and they come out of their apartment to help you. I thought perhaps they normally opened the gate at seven, and so I waited on the couch in the “lobby.” The whole ...
It was only seven when I opened the gate to camp, ready to do battle, but the party was already well under way. Before I had a chance to get my bearings, Fernando was standing in front of me. “Michele!” he exclaimed, “You’re here! Welcome!” He gave me a kiss on each cheek. Putting his arm around my shoulders, he walked me to the table. “Come, eat!”
All my righteous ...
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- Free parking