Howard Johnson Hotel Villahermosa
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I tried to do messenger on the web version which failed horribly. I really was there and typing, but apparantly you guys only got very few of what I sent. Villahermosa is ...a Mexican city like any other I have seen, only without a real beach. Our room, however DOES have airconditioning :) Yesterday we had sushi and went to Walmart HA! Then we went …
... things in a strange language. None of the above, except for the soldiers which, was comforting due to all of the increased violence in Mexico over the last few years. These are actually first class busses with all of the luxuries, quite a few steps up from the Greyhound line Grandma used to take. For about $35 USD you can expect a reclining seat, your own TV monitor with a list of movies to watch, an under-the-seat plug-in to charge your cell ...
... no accurate maps and no idea how to get from point A to point B and we are rusty at travel sign language, but those old skills emerge. People are friendly and helpful and we are grateful that all the doom stories about travel in Mexico are so incorrect.
After eating pollo and aroz in town for dinner, we got a Taxi out to near the ruins. Just by the park gate the road turns off down a little dirt track ...
... and shows us a magazine from the pile he's reading on the End of the World. We get amazing street tacos for lunch (including ones which seem to be just pure fat!) and visit a zoo/park/museum to see some Olmec heads and crocodiles. We see some papier mache Nativity scenes, buy some much needed clothes and Ben finally ditches his boots which now have holes in the ...
... home except for the odd palm tree here and there. And the driver's special skill of passing long lines of traffic on the two lane road and wondering if we'd make it back onto our own lane before we hit the on coming traffic head on. Of course the culture is is a bit different. Bus drivers take risks often when driving, regularly breaking traffic laws and even common sense at ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking