Monthly Archives: September 2016

All Part Of The Plan

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29th Sept. 2016 Often, when we arrive in a new town then there is a bit of head-scratching and consulting Lonely Planet to work out what we should be going to see and what our itinerary should be. This time, …

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Hasta Luego Mexico, Hola Guatemala

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28th Sept 2016   This could be a short post (yippee say at least one of our avid readers!) of, ‘we sat being transported from San Cristobal des les Casas in Mexico to Quetzaltenango in Guatemala and watched the amazing …

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Sorting Out Loose Ends

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27th Sept. 2106 It was a long day yesterday. Very worthwhile and enjoyable, but we are glad that we can have a day taking it easy today before our transfer to Guatemala tomorrow. I think that both Alex and Marcella(?) …

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A Change Of Scenery

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26th Sept. 2016   A visit to waterfalls and lakes seemed like a good change from churches and cities, but we had failed to realise that they were a 2 ½ hour drive away along the road to the Guatemalan …

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An Abrupt Start

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25th Sept. 2016 “Right, we’re here. Get out.” That seemed to be the gist of the brutal announcement over the PA in the bus that woke me from my fitful sleep this morning. Sure enough, it was 7 o’clock and, …

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Pre Hispanic Day

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24th Sept. 2016   Today will be a long day as we start by Skyping our parents before breakfast. As breakfast is not included in the room rate, we check out and head off to see if we can find …

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I Have A Theory…*

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23rd Sept. 2016 This has been building during our stay in Mexico and has come to head over the last couple of days. All of the towns that we have visited have had a large number of churches – far …

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Another Bus Trip

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22nd Sept. 2016   Another day and another bus trip but that is not until this afternoon. First we have time to explore more of Puebla so we head to the Zocalo and the cathedral. The inside of the cathedral …

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Transport Dilemmas

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21st Sept 2016 So, Janet got another transfer day yesterday, and I get another daytrip to cover today. How is that fair? Worse still, we’re running out of clean underwear and so are going to need to find another lavandaria …

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When The Rain Set In

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20th Sept. 2016   Having done the trip to the main bus station yesterday it was all straight forward this morning. We were even prepared for the collectivo dropping us two blocks from the bus station and transferred to a …

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