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... and they were so helpful. We had a couple nice
evenings visiting with them in the shade/comfort of their wonderful RV set up.
If you are reading this blog, thanks again Van, Roseanne and Kristy!
Slowly but surely, each day we learn a tiny bit more
Spanish. While in Mazatlan we had to find a vet, get Lola’s prescription , and buy
a modem from the TelCel company, all with our little bit ...
... his driver and the cherries turn on and the officer signals Brett to Move Over. Being a nice little team player, I stop also. I was wondering what ******** was gonna be made up to get us to fork over some money: having heard all about police corruption in Latin America. Well guess what? The police officer had noticed that Brett's wallet was about to fall out of his jeans rear pocket and stopped him just to warn him!!! WTF!!! And ...
... were living even more poorly than in the cardboard and bedspring houses we saw on Captain Moe's tour.
Mazatlan was a fun place to be for a week. We were able to do lots of things and walked everywhere, dodging time share salesmen offering deals and persistent street vendors.
On Friday morning, we got up early and caught the bus to Los Mochis and then another bus to El Fuerte where we started our Copper Canyon trip.
... or four with machine guns standing in the back. We saw them every day and once a heavily armed convoy of utes passed us.
We passed a number of Maya ruins sites as we headed west and at the small town of Sabancuy we crossed on a long bridge to the long low strip of sand that is Isla Aguada on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. That night we got hit by a tempest - the sort that only the Gulf of Mexico can produce without people taking too much notice of it - they ...
... and they donīt seem to understand why I would rather be on my own. I'm really enjoying being on my own and I don't want to feel that I owe something to someone or have to stick to any prior arrangement.
On Wednesday I went to a yoga class at 7.30 am. It was just me and 3 sisters who were all much older with grand children! They made such a fuss of me and made me promise to come back the next day. One of their children also worked at the first hotel ...