View on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania last February.
Where are Kevin and Ruth now? Ottawa, Canada.

Where are Kevin and Ruth going next? Reuniting with Max in Germany on October 1st.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Coasta Esmerelda (day 4)

Friday November 28…9:15pm

I rode my bike back to the hotel this morning and used the internet for a bit. We’re not customers there any more, so I don’t want to overstay my welcome in their lobby, although nobody seems to mind.

Afterwards, I gave Sherman an oil change. I had bought the oil and filter before entering Mexico so that I wouldn’t have to try and find the proper stuff here. Now we should be okay until we get back into the US.

We had some lunch, and then Steve and I played some backgammon in the afternoon. Along with euchre and canasta, this is another game where we are keeping track of our win-loss record for the duration of our time together. In backgammon, he is beating me 8 to 4, so I’m going to have to roll the dice differently or something!

The girl came by to collect the rent…$11.00 CAN for yesterday, and $13.50 CAN for today. Tomorrow will also be $13.50 CAN, and then it will be back down to $9.00 CAN for Sunday and Monday. Despite the rent structure, it doesn’t seem to relate to the number of guests, although there are a couple of people in the casitas (small separate houses broken into 2 or 3 apartments) for the weekend.

A couple from California are parked with us now in their 4 wheel drive camper. They did the journey all the way to Panama last year, so it was interesting talking to them.

Jan with Sassy, Whitney with Josh and Steve.  These 2 dogs are pussy cats and totally ignore Whiskey

Having "Happy Hour" drinks with fellow travellers

Played canasta in the evening.

Total nights sleeping in a motorhome…402

November Fuel $ 514.74 CAN

November Grocery $507.46 CAN

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