Akwamar Sunzal Adventure Club
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
Travel Blogs from Puerto de la Libertad
... with a gorgeous garden and SO MUCH AMAZING STUFF TO SEE!!! In the museum are the famous giant Olmec heads as well as statues, friezes, and artifacts of all sorts. I was dorking out...hard core. I kept talking to myself saying things like, "Too cool!" I'm sure the museum guards thought that I was insane as I wandered around, talking under my breath and taking photo after photo. Ah well...It's not every day that I get to do these things that I love ...
A nice university town built on the hilly countryside below volcanic peak of Cofre de Perote. Being a lot closer to the coast, it's surrounded by jungle vegetation, but it’s also hot as hell. I stayed only a few nights but packed in many activities. Xalapa is home to the University of Veracruz, as well as many other arts schools. You can see and feel the creativity all throughout the city.
After walking a few miles from the bus station to downtown, ...
... really takes you away from everyday life and allows you to just be in the moment.
Everyone pulled over in an eddy for a stretch break. Anna used the moment to talk us through the line of the next rapid, the "Gates of Hell". The Gates of Hell consisted of two humongeous boulders in the middle of the river that nearly touched. Each boulder produced a pillow with large diagonal waves coming off of it. The line was to charge at the boulder on ...
... 26 degrees C. There were minnows and frogs, butterflies and philodendrons. Again, I’d love to show you pictures, but when I asked Keara to hold the camera, she put it back down in the van… so no photos of this natural wonder. The calcium in the water was creating these growing pools and formations that were splendid.
And wouldn’t you know it, the rain started up again shortly after we got back to our hotel. It was as though it held off just for ...
... was served. Tonight we had caprese salad, chicken with a mango salsa, rice and key lime pie. Everything was very tasty. We were supposed to have a salsa dance lesson with local men and a local band that Anna knows. Sadly Carlos' band got a high paying gig at a hotel so they went there instead.
We took the opportunity to do some tequila shots and take pictures. Anna and Milissa put on some latin music and demonstrated some salsa dance moves for us. We talked and drank ...