Monthly Archives: February 2013

Last Full Day

of vaca! Another beach day, of course, and I found this amazing bookstore cafe that traded my hilarious copy of ‘Whale Harbor’ by NM Kelby for Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Pilgrims’. They also had fantastic chocolate cake and cream filled brownies, but … Continue reading

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Meslamaya Instead!

Ended up here for the afternoon. Walked around a bit, Dan snorkeled and I loafed by the surf.

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Boca

Took a longer bus trip today to check out the beach at Boca.

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Sunday

is an interesting day here. Almost all the stores, and many of the restaurants, are closed for the day. In the evening along the beach and malecon a festive fair of booths with sweets and other goodies popped up. Live … Continue reading

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New Friends

Met some new friends on the beach today- the candy wheelbarrow man, the pie lady and this funny black dog with good manners who sat down at the edge of our chairs and waited patiently while Dan fed him one … Continue reading

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Scuba

We dove at Los Arcos today and I didn’t even drown. Visibility was low, but about 60 feet down our guide Jadi showed us rays, pufferfish, zebra eels and a tiny seahorse! As soon as I saw that horrible fluorescent … Continue reading

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Mexican Maypole

I don’t know exactly what’s happening here, but just watching it made me want to throw up.

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Round and Round

Nearly pros at taking the bus now… Ok we barely managed to make it back until a local took pity on us and stepped in to help. After the beach it was a walk around some shops where I bought … Continue reading

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All Beach, All the Time!

You would think I would have learned my lesson after a less than thorough sunscreen application (due to sandy feet) that left my ankles so burnt they’re literally raw- but no! More sun, here we come!

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Italian Food and Cuban Music

Tasty authentic Italian on a balcony overlooking the surf and sultry Cuban music and dancing. Dan left our names on the wall. Another beautiful day in paradise!

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