After visiting the big old mayan city we went to a funky place along the road to find us a bed. In the jungle, in the middle of nowhere there was three or four different hostels, a bunch of “hippies” and backpackers, a few restaurants, one of them italian and famous in the whole of
We’ve had cravings for some wine drinking for quite some time, restaurant folks as we are. In San Cristobal there where small cozy winebars in every corner, we tried one of them out, they only had cheap mexican and a few south american wines on the list, not anything to cheer out loud for but
From a beach to a mountain town 2200 meter above the sea level, talk about culture chock. We got to San Cristobal de la Casas with a night bus from Huatolco and the first thing we did was to take a taxi to the restaurant Tierra’Dentro. Just the taxi part was a little mission and
Reminds me of the amazing pizza nights we had at Papazela’s in South Africa, this local restaurant in Barra was almost as good. Their drinks however were out of this world! Pizza, beer, pina coladas, margaritas and new friends; a great night!
Super sweet breakfast at El Cafecito in Puerto Escondido! Can recommend the chocolate/banana milkshake, their banana cake, spinach/cheese croissant and their peanut butter toast with banana on.. Don’t know if Petter can recommend the “Mega plate for a hungry surfista” with three scrambeled eggs, bacon, pancakes…
We went up to the small town at the crossroads, they had a fair, they call it “la feria” and the the rides where gnarly. We had delicious food and so much fun at a local restaurant overlooking the whole thing. Look at those blue corn tortillas, best tortilla we’ve ever had.
We needed an ATM and with the closest one an hour away we we’re lucky to join Cat & Kristy who were going in to town. They needed to do some shopping for their upcoming surf retreat and get some spear parts for their beetle. After running in and out looking for things in one
Zihuatanejo was a weird town. Like a ghost town, hardly no people and closed restaurants and shops. The few people we met was 65 + and we didn’t meet any people our age. Add to that a food poisoning that made me and Petter beaten for three days.. We found a nice hotel though, can’t