Papaya Surf Beach Hotel
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... but whilst walking through town one day Kevin and I spotted a poster for a free concert that was going to happen in a few days time on the beach. The band playing were the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, although I'd never heard of them Kevin said they were the best band he'd ever seen play live, so clearly we weren't going to leave. We moved from La Punta into Playa Zicatela where the concert would be in a few days time, and because I had made a somewhat diva request ...
... food on top! What a great mix! J The second dish was
camarones empanados – these were the best breaded shrimps ever!
The hostel friends
The hostel was not very busy and the ones that were there
were all kind of friends as most of them had been living there for at least two
weeks. There was the Aussis Jas and her brother Brenton, Quem and Sam from
Canada, Arturo from Monterrey, Alexa from Texas, ...
Hola. So I've settled into Puerto rather comfortably. Got my shack. I'm still waiting on my boards which is kind of annoying, tomorrow hopefully. Last few days have been fun. Yesterday was Ross's birthday and we had a pretty big night. I got home at 7am. It'll change when i start surfing but I'm getting little bit bored. I think I need a job just to give me some normality in life you know. I might go around and ask few of the restaurant and bars here if they need help, doesn't ...
... Other times...well...it turns out el Burro is a pretty sturdy beast.
Just before entering Puerto Escondido I suddenly thought I was back in India. Normal traffic suddenly gave way to a torrent of auto-rickshaws (aka tuk-tuks, aka 3-wheeled tin cans). I don't think I've ever seen these outside of SE Asia. I got flashbacks of my rickshaw rally through southern India. But before nostalgia could set in too much, ...
... much as possible, we laid on sun beds, drank coronas, I went in the water a bunch of times, Bobbie occasionally joined me. The tide was a long way out early in the day and you had to walk a long way out through shallow water to get to a depth around your knees, there were big waves out there that I was enjoying body surfing the smaller ones at the start of a set. At one point I got cocky and dived through the smaller waves and waited for the big one at the ...