Travel Blogs from Playa Hermosa
... and me, began to inspect my skin art, and fired away with questions. It was such a magical few hours hanging out with the local youth committee speaking our version of Pidgin. We chatted about art, laughed at our mutually funny translations, and taught each other how to communicate with and without words.
Pidgin English: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pidgin
... below in the water. As our driver spoke very little English we could also work on our Spanish, which is coming along just nicely, muchos gracias.
The howler monkeys were a welcome surprise and the first monkeys of our trip. As shown on the photos, the otherwise black male howler monkeys have a very impressive pair of white testicles. This, our guide / driver explained helps to keep the goods cool, something I will definitely use in future lessons ...
... him to ensure the family ate that week. Not that it always worked so smoothly. Even when Diego complied to all standards, fair trade frequently 'forgot' to pay them on time or even in the same month. And the real rub? For the same output of 40kg, with three times the labour and precision and inspectors checking and certification hoops to jump through, Diego got 15 dollars. Twenty less than when he keeps it real simple - and local. Reliving this dilemma with fire in his ...
... It's so great to hear him laughing and full of joy. The guys spent a lot of time with the kids this afternoon swinging and playing on the slides.
Prayed for Cesar and his wife tonight for them to conceive a child and for Michaela, a young woman from Washington state who has had migraines due to successive concussions playing soccer before she ...
... birds in the branches at the tree tops. The young waiter pointed out that one of the giant birds had a table in the little restaurant and was busily munching on sunflower seeds and nacho chips. We sat and enjoyed the show and I had an Imperial (beer) sent to his table as my treat. The bird was unimpressed. When he was done eating, he hopped over to the sink where the waiter turned the water on. The bird drank his fill and flew across ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool