Posada El Castillo
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... checked into an even more unremarkable hotel, which left us with a dubious rash. It was less than £15 though, so couldn't really complain. Dumping our stuff, we headed straight for the lagoon. Our taxi driver was a gem and offered to pick us up a few hours later - lucky, as it was in the middle of nowhere. We arrived to see lots of lovely streams surrounded by beautiful trees... Not really a lagoon but definitely clear. We dipped a finger in and would you know it, it ...
... getting an inadvertent tour of the city and probably arriving 2 minutes from where we began. Hey ho!
It was a public holiday, as well as a street performer festival, so the city was packed with Mexican and foreign tourists, making for a brilliant atmosphere through out our time. We indulged in a bit more culture, visiting Diego Rivera's childhood home and the old prison turned city museum. However, we aren't ashamed to admit that 3 main highlights were ...
... We managed to keep up our enthusiasm for the first hour or so until tiredness set in and we came to a compromise with Nora for 2 more songs; and piled into a taxi around 3am.
The next morning I'm up and ready to explore the city. First I head out with Moni to track down screws, almond milk, a vaccination for Viki and varnish to finish off some furniture they are building. A random list of items which gives me a chance to look around the ...
... to expect and I had such great memories I kind of wanted to keep them pure, under glass and undisturbed by anything new. Admittedly, not everything that went down in SLP my first time there was great but even those few incidents can now be looked back at with a laugh and they do make for good storytelling.
I needn't have worried. Carlos, his friends (many with children now), his sister Lili, her husband (and now ...
... ll probably not want to push it right there. But if pushing it at the right place means just having the wheels go out from under you and a slide down the road or into some bushes, that might be worth the calculated risk. I like to ride, really ride, and love feeling that exhilaration of going into corners fast, leaning over so the pegs almost touch the ground (and sometimes do!), just gotta pick my spots so I can live to ride another day. Reminders are everywhere here; the ...