Santa Rosa Hotel
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... Spanish dug us out of a hole. And we were reminded once again, that despite whatever horror stories you might hear, most people are nice. It’s as simple as that.
However, we have had a bit more of a problem with (b) ‘it’s lovely’. Hmmm...... not so sure about that. The Baja is basically a 1000 miles of barren desert – which is interesting enough for a while, but after you’ve seen one ...
... with their badly behaved offspring until I and others made a fuss. They should have been in cabins, but at over 700 Pesos the cabins are quite pricey and beyond the means of locals maybe. The food on board was pretty poor, dinner and breakfast being included in the ticket price. We smuggled our own rum and coke on for our evening shot and some granolas etc.
We started sleeping in the standard reclining seats but the armrests wouldn’t fold up where we were, the noisy kids ...
... in the property. The floors & countertops are all an exquisite marble with shades of pink and gold throughout. The windows are large with arches to coordinate with the circular design. Somebody put a lot of thought into what they wanted. I am still "thrown" by the planters around the bed though. If it was designed to be a moat or have plants in it, and you had a few too many cocktails, you might end up wet or soiled so to speak.
Anyway, we ...
... hit too. Carnitas Barajas is a 10 minute walk from the centre but oh-so-worth it. We returned the next day! Just goes to show, it's not WHAT you know! Take that, Lonely Planet! Todos Santos is the closest we've come in 2 months to the Mexico we know and love, as per the Hollywood image implanted in our minds. Hills, cacti, deserts, colourful sunsets, dusty roads, wandering dogs. Only the 3 main roads are paved with expensive hotels (up to 2000 pesos a ...
... speciality spot:
- Tortilla soup - tomato-based soup with crispy corn tortilla bits *crispy goodness*
- Chilaquiles - tomato-based broth poured over nachos, served with refried beans and fried egg. *great way to start the day*
- Champurrado - a thick Mexican hot chocolate drink with a cinnamon twist *YUM! now I'm always on the hunt for it!
- Flautas - rolled tortilla filled with mashed ...
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