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So I nailed my little interview and scored myself a job at Vivo Escondido hostel. It's a brand new hostel with a cool bunch of people coming through each day. As there was too many people working I had to wait until Monday until I could officially help out but Ross the owner let me live in a dorm for free until go time. Monday night I moved into the workers dorm with Tess an Aussie from Perth and Ali from Italy. Zane is also working in the hostel but ...
... bowl. As sunset approached the turtle man drew a line in the sand near the sea and we started to move the babies from the bowls to the sand; they all instictively seemed to know to head to the sea, however some were faster than others. A flock of birds flew by at one point, but luckily they didn't show an interest in our little ones. Once near the waters edge, a wave would catch the turtles and take them out to sea; in the fading sunlight we could ...
I had a great time in Puerto Escondido. It is the most famous beach in Mexico for surfing. So I decided it would be a good stop in order to learn how. Getting there from Oaxaca was a bit of fun. It was a 7 hour ride in a minibus along a winding 2 lane road through the mountains. Then when we arrived I had to turn around in the cab because I left my camera in the bus. Luckily it was still there and not in someone's pocket. I found a place ...
The butterfly reserve was an awesome display of nature. It was about 2hrs drive from Mexico City in the mountains. We had to hike up from about 2700m elevation for about an hour to find endless amounts of butterflies holidaying in Mexico away from the winter in North USA. These little critters fly from the Great Lakes all the way to Mexico to hang out. How they do it, no one really knows? Supposedly the reserve holds ...
... Wayne also decided to take part in and downed my drink. Luckily I made it back just before the free drinks had ended.
On the way back from the bar, we met one of the stray dogs from the beach. I decided that we should name him Oreo and that we should lure him back to our hostel to give him the remains of our Lasagne, he needed it more than us! We got quite far, when we met another of the stray dogs, to which Wayne had fed ...
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