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... in their self sustaining house with a few rooms to rent and a small cafe. He was pretty surprised to see us pull up in his yard as, being the wet season, he said he hadn't had any visitors for over 2 weeks, and thus had no food in store, but in a true loud, brash Arizonan accent, he promised us he could knock us a classic American style burger and homemade fries..."hey uh, I could do you guys a nice big fat juicy burger and fries, with tomaayto and coocumber and I ...
... very serene. The commentary had it's moments of humour, our guide described in detail the different areas of the caves and how he perceived the rock formations, for example, he pointed out the head of Christ and then the Last Supper. We entered an area with large naturally vaulted ceilings which he likened to St Paul's Cathedral. The next area was his vegetable area where formations resembled carrots or beans etc. His best line however came as we approached ...
... market which is 2km away. My van was due to leave at 10am. So in usual fashion, I arrived far too early at 9.30am. But already the van was full! They had saved me a small spot next to a window. And surprisingly, I was the only tourist. At 9.40am, we were off. So much for 10am then!! For the next 5 hours I felt sick. We were speeding around winding corners, more winding corners and more winding corners. The road was totally unpaved for the first half of the ...
... However, in Puerto, people are just living, working, going to church (another huge differentiation is that the country is Catholic) and clearly do not have the desperate need to go after every foreign tourist they set eyes on in order to earn a living. Kids are playing instead of selling things. Families are walking together by the seafront instead of every single member working on niknak stalls selling dubious goods at ancient ruins in the jungle, miles from their homes (I ...
... children's behavior deteriorated.
I had to turn my iPod up real loud, to get through the ride. Lucky for Rob, he was almost deaf in one ear.
About 10 minutes from our destination, the bigger kid (probably 10 years old) turned around, went "Mom...." and what followed was the familiar sick gurgling sound of food being forcefully regurgitated.
**** my life... my backpack is stuffed under the Mom's seat!!!
As I had ...