Rancho Los Amigos
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... the previous evening……but it was closed!! Nevertheless we managed to find another one and enjoy fresh seafood!
The weekend just disappeared all too quickly and after a spell sunbathing on Sunday and trying the local coffee it was time to head for the bus station. Not too far into the journey the heavens opened and the roads became like rivers! It really does know how ...
... One of the best behaved kids, a 12 year old who is one of our favourites, didnt come from school a few days ago and hasnt been heard from since. He has run away before and the police picked him up off the streets two hours away (bothhis parents are in prision) but noone has any idea where hes gone. It seriously breaks my heart because I cant imagine how we survives, or whats gonna happen to him since the home cant really take him bck because its the ...
... but that it was for the benefit of the senior citizens who had been waiting an hour to see us. This person refused to listen and cooperate.
And later, as the rest of the cast helped our new "grandparents" with their exercises, this person sat in a corner.
On the bus, I struggled to make sense of the situation. I was frustrated, almost mad at this person because of his/her negative attitude. What makes this person feel that it is acceptable to sit out on an activity ...
... from Phoenix, AZ to Mexico City. I'm not going to sugar-coat it as it was a very uncomfortable flight. Oh well! That's why I have a stack of electronics to keep me occupied!
We arrived in Mexico City around 9:30 p.m. and were greeted by local media (we all looked awesome after flying in a hot plane all day), alumni with a "Viva la Gente" sign (that means Up With People in Spanish) and food! Wonderful croissant sandwiches, fruit, chocolate and juice boxes :)
... As it happens the next day dawned clear & bright, so I was finally able to go to the Salto at Eyipantla, which today had pretty good water flow - the 242 step ascent wasn't too bad, so I must be geting fitter! These are the falls that feature in the Mel Gibson film of the Mexican conquest, (which I still want to see, more for Mel in a loin cloth than Mexican history!), called Apocolypto.
Back in town, headed out to the Balneario (swimming pool), the big attraction being ...
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