Villaggio Turistico Mar De Cortez
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Well, not wheels actually, but a homâge to the old Slade song, 'Wheels Ain't Coming Down’, when old Noddy and Jimmy Lea were on a plane back in the 70’s. It certainly felt like that as we ploughed through the stormy seas (very windy with 3m+ waves - a couple of occasions when boxes were flying and I thought we were going to turn turtle). Inevitably we made it neither to the sealion colony nor the wrecks, ...
... in and out of a few shops with the only impulse purchase being a Mexican poncho of my favorite NFL, the team New Orleans Saints. Given the lack of holograms, I knew I'd likely not see the likes of such a find in the states. Making our way through the crowds of locals, kids on bikes, and sea weathered old men we sat down on a sea wall to take in the sunset. Tanya loves sunsets and La Paz did not disappoint. Returning home we would have a plethora of them to ...
Whale shark day! Fun Baja, the company we booked our expedition through, was located just a short walk from the resort lobby by the Marina. We met our guide, Edgardo, around 8 AM to be fitted for our snorkels and wetsuits. The only noteworthy snafu was an unexpected $40 fee for paying with a credit card that we had not been notified about. Given that I'd lost my debit card the day before in Todos Santos (beware old school Mexican cajero automaticos that are very slow ...
... definitely craving by this point!
Don’t really have that much to say about Los Mochis – it’s a big town with not very much in it, but the park did have free Wifi which was reasonably impressive…. and I had another KFC with strawberry marmalade… The town of El Fuerte and the subsequent trip into the Copper Canyon I’ll talk about in the next blog to stop me rambling any further in this one!
Man you should have seen this brown ...
... first to admire the hideously ornate metropolitan cathedral. This is stuffed full life size religious statues (some dressed in clothes), paintings and gilded alterpieces. The cathedral is on the site of the centre of the ancient city of
Tenochtitlan and was built by the Spanish after the conquered the Aztecs
and razed the original City to the ground. It is built using the rubble from the original Aztec temple destroyed by the Spanish. They ...