Villa La Estancia
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... shows up a short while later. The bill for a gianormous porter house, filet, rib eye and prime rib with all the sides, tax and tip was $56 US! And if you bring your own wine there is no corkage fee. One person we met later said he asked to buy a t-shirt and they apologized saying they weren’t for sale. Then they proceeded to give him one and refused payment!
On Thursday the kids decided they wanted to visit Old Town ...
Well, there's good news and bad news. The good news is it still looks like there's a chance we'll only see a tropical storm out of this. The bad news is there is also a chance Bud will follow that yellow brick road right to Ashika and blast her with hurricane force winds. The forecasters seem to be all over the map so ...
... formed. When I called my friend back home, Mike, that I was doing this, he laughed aloud.
"Don't you think they'll be offended by some gringo coming in with a Mexican moustache?" He wondered, amused. "I mean, I'm part Asian, and I can only imagine what I'd think if a bunch of white dudes came into my restaurant with their eyes taped slanted." He always has an obscure way of blowing things out of proportion.
"Where are all the Mexicans?" ...
... who said it was still 45 minutes walk, so we gave up as we had to be back in 2 hours to catch the last boat from the village at 4.45pm. Despite not reaching the falls it was a good walk with lots to see including 2 very big iguanas in the trees (the first time I have spotted them by myself) but the special sighting of the day was the Mexican pale-billed woodpecker. I was beginning to give up hope of seeing one as so far we have seen 3 other varieties of woodpecker numerous times on ...
I have only been to Mexico once so far and I am not sure if I will ever return. It is not so much that I didn't like it there - because I did. It was more because the folks that I traveled with were beach bums whereas I am more of a history and culture buff. Then when you throw in my interest in wandering as opposed to lying on the beach, you can see that I am not a good travel mate for the beach bums of the world.
That is not to say that I cannot be ...