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Travel Blogs from Tapachula
... with a warm and rain free day. Its almost time for dinner, were meeting Ed and Leanne at Aqua at 7.30. We will skip the show tonight, it doesn't sound great compared to another awesome dose of magicians Sander and Allison last night. Tomorrow, we arrive in Huatulco. We have some bird watching planned.
Well, we didn't arrive at dinner tonight in the best of spirits. Getting ready, Natalie declares she has lost her necklace, and shes just realized ...
... grass, purple flowers and blue skies. Fab. This time we had delicious trail mix to boost the energy levels.
The next stop should have been our lunch break, but as the clouds in the distance started to turn a nasty shade of grey we all agreed to continue on to camp and get the tents up before the rain came. So a quick chocolate break and we were off again.
Cathal and I managed to maintain our places at the front of the group and arrived into our place of camp with only ...
... plantation tour and then to the city itself for a visit to the town hall, church and small market.
I will never think of a banana as just as banana again. Watching the harvest of this magnificent fruit is indeed humbling. The plantation stretches on for over 200 acres and there is quite a process which the harvesters go through to ensure they meet the quality standards of Chiquita.
While child labour is not allowed, there are circumstances under which ...
... the time wherever you went were 'ambulantes', travelling street venders.It was hard saying 'no,gracias' every five minutes, so we ended up buying some wonderful and very curious things (something for the baby Holllie Bells and Maizie!) all hand -made locally. The workmanship is beautiful and it's even in their every day clothes woven so intricatley, with inspiration from the natural environment around them. These people are whole families working together,who come down from ...
With a little information from my teacher I boarded a chicken bus from Minerva Station (really colourful chaos) headed directly for Panajachel. I love bus travel, as I may have already mentioned however local buses like these are even more interesting. Not only is every bus named e.g. "Esmerelda" but they're painted beautifully. It’s always interesting to see just how many people can be squeezed into the isles and ...
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