Continuing to Enjoy Isla with Pictures Around The Island Blog #11


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March 27th 2012
Published: March 28th 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

Hola Los Amigos!!

Not much to report this week other than our usual relaxed island life routine. Walking, biking, beaching, swimming, shopping, reading, snorkelling, enjoying margaritas, playing dominoes and cards and practising our spanish with the locals pretty well sums up a typical day on Isla for us! Consequently, this blog will be mostly pictures.



On Monday we rented a golf cart and bombed around the island checking out new places and old favourite places. We were very surprised at all the new beautiful casas that have been built on the east and west coasts since we were here two years ago. There must be a lot of Americans and Canadians who live here semi permanently by the looks of these new stunning homes. We made a stop at Garrafon Castilla which is a quaint little beach bar with excellent snorkelling. We relaxed on the beach and enjoyed watching interesting schools of fish swim by. We had coconut shrimp with mango sauce for lunch at El Peblito. It was the best coconut shrimp we have ever had!!



We are down to our last ten days on the island. Gary and Carol head back to Edmonton on the 29th. Until next time!



Senor y Senora Hamre


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Me And The Popcorn Man (Alloyd)Me And The Popcorn Man (Alloyd)
Me And The Popcorn Man (Alloyd)

What a hard worker he is trudging the beach or riding his bike everyday selling his popcorn even with severe arthritis in his legs and feet.
Icecream and Drink VendorIcecream and Drink Vendor
Icecream and Drink Vendor

He parks his cart everyday beside the wall of the highschool at recess and does a brisk business
Johnny CashJohnny Cash
Johnny Cash

We met him two years ago and he remembered us right away. One night we all went out for drinks
La LomitaLa Lomita
La Lomita

Really decorated with flowers and tacky pictures but very authentic!
A favourite waitress "Monica"A favourite waitress "Monica"
A favourite waitress "Monica"

We've known her for 6 years!
The Popcorn Man's Grand ChildrenThe Popcorn Man's Grand Children
The Popcorn Man's Grand Children

They sometimes accompany him on the beach


29th March 2012
Quatro Amigos

Sun Tan
Ha ha Dad is so dark I can hardly see him

Tot: 0.186s; Tpl: 0.013s; cc: 9; qc: 55; dbt: 0.039s; 55; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb