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... flavor. With just a pinch of sugar and creamer it was perfect. I may never want to drink coffee back home in the states again! Now that breakfast is over we have the rest of the day to ourselves until dinner later tonight which is pasta! I might actually like the food here after all!
Although getting here had it's bumps along the way it's been a great first day, now just 34 days of adventure to go.
Talk to you soon!
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... I felt reasonably sure he was offering genuine help. I explained where I was trying to head and Nestor (that was his name) very helpfully explained where the pedestrianised area started and advised which blocks of Avenida 6 to avoid.
He admitted there were parts he wouldn't walk himself.
He walked along with me for a few minutes on the way back to his office and provided various bits of info about the city. Apparently the new green city buses ...
... offender stayed there, completely ignoring us. He did give me the beady eye, but obviously I am not a vegetable (yet).
There are many signs requesting people not to feed the animals, but we saw people feeding the monkeys to be able to get good photos.
Our hotel had a pool, so today was a day to chill out.
Eating out is expensive, not only the food, but advertised prices always exclude the 13.5% tax and the 10% service charge on top of that.
We travelled from San Cristobal to the border with Guatemala, and immediately the huge difference between the two countries was apparent. We did the rest of the trip with a small minivan, while in Mexico, you always get extremely luxurious buses to travel with. Guatemala is much poorer, but the people are simply amazing, and the nature stunning. We arrived in the late afternoon in Quetzaltenango, the second biggest city in Guatemala, also know as ...
You're probably looking at this and saying "hold on the last post you said you were off to Panama and San Jose, Costa Rica is most certainly not Panama." Or you completely forgot me mentioning Panama in the last post and had to go back and check (like I just did). Either way have no worries your geography skills lingering from 5th grade have not failed you here. San Jose, Costa Rics is certainly not ...