Las Villitas Hotel
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... which is nothing bigger than a little neighborhood market, is priced a little higher for everything and sometimes you cannot get the larger sized items to save some money. But, you cannot blame them for the prices, since they have to bring in their goods from the outside.
The sudden drop in water temperature also surprised me. When we arrived, the water was a very comfortable 80 degrees. Then without any warning, from one day to the ...
... The temperature is in the mid 80’s during the day and low 60 at night. Right now the it is fairly mild and not overly humid, although, we have been told that it gets unbearable in a month or two. But, like everything else, we must see for ourselves.
The bug situation has not been bad. I was outside at night, in shorts and no shirt, and I did not find any mosquitos. Bu, do not hang out at the shore during sundown, because the noseeums come out ...
... beach shops that sell those junk
trinkets that we seem to always buy, but never use.
Instead, we found
Perula to be a little run down pueblo with a
population of about 500 people, and maybe 100 dogs. The main street in
to Perula off Highway 200, that we came in from, was slightly run down, with a
few deserted buildings and homes, mixed in with some very high priced modern homes
that probably did not belong to any local. A ...
... security, regardless of feeling the safest we've felt on this trip. Guards lined the entry way, parts of the beach, and in various towers throughout the length of the beach to ensure safety and regularity. Dave told us that an ownership struggle had left the town 100% bare and protected by military guards 24/7. All residents were coerced into not simply evacuating their homes in pure abandonment but to forget the town ever existed.
... a good portion of the beach available for camping, and there were already several tents and hammocks set up. We posted up next to a large group of study abroaders visiting for the weekend from some university in Guadalajara. They kindly invited us to dinner around their campfire, and were very interested in our journey. Other than the voracious insects, we spent the night in good company.