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No place like home...Thank goodness !!! For those of you that know us, you'll already know the story, basically we decided that we've both worked enough (I've been working for 11 years, Danielle for 11 Months) and that we deserve some long overdue R&R and decided to take in some sights....enjoy

Going Loco down in...Mexico

MEXICO | Sunday, 25 November 2007 | Views [832]

So, it was the last country where our five Spanish phrases would come
in useful (although James also decided to use one at US immigration -
oopsy!). As normal, Danielle got her way and we stayed in a posh (ish) hotel near the Cathedral. It was Day of the Dead, which the mexican
celebrated with a large fair in catherdral square, filled with lots of death stuff! Ha! We also found a lovely restaurant, where the inside looked like a church and the waitresses were dressed as nuns! We were also seranaded by a Mexican band. Just before moving on to acapulco, we managed to find a load of naked mexican men and women protesting in the street, was very funny to watch, we're thinking of organising a simular protest in 'stowe about the closure of splitz!!!!!

After taking in the tourist sites in the historic district we decided
to go loco down in Acapulco...the first few days we stayed at the Hotel
Eiffel at the very Mexican end of the beach. We didn't do much, except
sunning outselves, having a fun 30mins on a jetski and a fiesta bonanza
night cruise around 'pulco, which was very entertaining watching
drunken mexicans dancing to local and 80's classics, europop has just landed in mexico!!

After moving to the more western end of 'pulco and staying in a Hostelling International that resembled a prison, we treated ourselves to
a sunbed to watch the amazingly high waves crashing on the beach,
danielle decided to go in alone, must admit I was worried for her! These
waves were seriously big, to the extent that I had to have a stern word
with a local trying to swim with his dog on its lead still, the dog was
petrified. That night (red like lobsters) we found a place that did
mexican food like we know it (it turns out traditional mexican food
doesn't taste like old el paso), so enjoyed a few coronas and a massive
fajita....

After our last long bus ride back to mexico city (we hope anyway!), we
stayed in the more affluent zona rosa, where we managed to sit in our
room and watch about 100 episodes of CSI New jork (as they pronounce
it!), Danielle is crazily obsessed with that show (and CSI Miami, Law and
Order CI, SVU etc etc).We took a day to visit the pyramids at Teotihuacan, and (being tight arses, but actually saving ourselves like £30!) took 4hrs on public transport to make the 30min journey there! They were quite impressive, nothing on Macchu Picchu though! We climbed to the top of one which was quite cool.

And thats it for Meixco, although I must tell you about the tube to the
airport - we had to catch the first one of the day and it was literally the gay train home - sooooooo many local gays who had obviously been out the night before (it was now 7am!) and catching the train home!
Weird!

...going Loco...

...going Loco...

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