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Old 02-26-2013   #16 (permalink)
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LOVE the report and photos Riss...it looks so warm and relaxing, and great views as well !
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You know Maggie that I enjoy each and every one of your reports and photos.. Like SharonD mentioned it is nice to see places one might not get to travel to through other peoples reports and pics... You know like you traveling under the Sea... I might not get there... My neurologist said the one thing right now on my vacations I could not do was snorkel....(Never did anyway) I would be freaking out the whole time if I did..kicking as fast as my flippers would let me to get up to the surface.... peeing too.... Love though seeing under the sea through your photos... Just the snake ones I only peek at...

What I am enjoying right now is seeing how the 2 of us went to the same resort and area kind of same time period but both of our vacations were quite different also now I know of a few places we did not get to that you did I would love to see......

(Thanks for leading the way in how to do a travel report
btw.. reading your home building report too...Good luck with your move..may you have great weather...

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Snakes don't scare me, at all. But, dear God, don't let a tiny spider anywhere near me, I will run through a wall to get away from a, OMG!!!, a spider! Eeeeeeek!

I work for a vet and she sees exotics. Good thing I don't have a snake fear. Oh, and pet rats send me into panic attacks. Yes we see them, but everyone knows that I will not go in the room. Snakes, even aggressive ones make me giggle.

Sorry to get off topic, but just the other week we had a guy in with his 6 month old anaconda. She is fabulously beautiful. About 6' long and her marking look like cheeta print. So far she's "gentle". But she's going to be 15' long. He is enclosing a 17x20' room for her. He asked if we would treat poisonous snakes, is importing a black mamba. Excuse me, but wtf???

The vet I work for was like, um, no, I will not endanger my staff or myself. This guy is a major weirdo. Just sayin....
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LOVE the report and photos Riss...it looks so warm and relaxing, and great views as well !
Thanks Taps! It was nice and warm and the scenery on that coast is SO nice.

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You know Maggie that I enjoy each and every one of your reports and photos.. Like SharonD mentioned it is nice to see places one might not get to travel to through other peoples reports and pics... You know like you traveling under the Sea... I might not get there... My neurologist said the one thing right now on my vacations I could not do was snorkel....(Never did anyway) I would be freaking out the whole time if I did..kicking as fast as my flippers would let me to get up to the surface.... peeing too.... Love though seeing under the sea through your photos... Just the snake ones I only peek at...

What I am enjoying right now is seeing how the 2 of us went to the same resort and area kind of same time period but both of our vacations were quite different also now I know of a few places we did not get to that you did I would love to see......

(Thanks for leading the way in how to do a travel report
btw.. reading your home building report too...Good luck with your move..may you have great weather...
Thank you! It is very nice out today, we are lucky....working today (and tomorrow too) and then we move tonight and tomorrow night....this is a long week!

When you return to Manzanillo, try to do a day trip up to Barra de Navidad. It is about 40 minutes drive north of the airport. very cool little town. We stayed for a week a few years ago and loved it.

You might see the 'Wyndham Grand Bay Isla Navidad' advertised as an AI hotel package with Air Transat or other tour operators- you might like it there, very nice hotel and there are some great deals to it sometimes.





Sharon, I agree, totally nuts! I don't mind snakes, at least little non poisonous ones, but that guy is crazy.

Spiders I don't like either....and I will go crazy if there are horseflies around...or oddly enough, grasshoppers!
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Sharon, I agree, totally nuts! I don't mind snakes, at least little non poisonous ones, but that guy is crazy.

Spiders I don't like either....and I will go crazy if there are horseflies around...or oddly enough, grasshoppers! [/quote]

Lol! Grasshoppers, I don't like their little clingy feet, but they don't freak me out....now praying mantis, hell no, I use wasp and hornet spray to enilate them. 15-20' is as close as I will get to those evil, head spinning, freaks of nature.

We had an amazing snake in today, so beautiful but sooo sad, broken tail, most likely septic and probably involves the cloaca. Unfortunately, if that's the case, it's best to euth. Will know tomorrow as we're surgifying it to figure out the extent. Sad thing, a really nice snake. Not all snakes are friendly but this one is

And, sorry to hijack this thread, but what is it with snakes, rats and other non-traditional pets belonging to people who work in restaurants? I swear 90% of the owners of reptiles and rats are cooks in restaurants around here. They come in, in their chef outfits or Cracker Barrel/bob Evans/olive Garden aprons and the snake, other reptile or rat is all over them. The animals are nervous and arent "house trained" so the pee and poop, where ever. The humans have obviously been working and therefore their clothes aren't "clean" because that's a hard and dirty job....but it just makes me wonder how clean they are when they get to work and even more, makes me want to never eat out again.

Trust me, I like most animals a lot more than some people I've met. I'm sure I've eaten more than my share of dog and cat hair and lived to tell about it....but there's something about this revaluation that is haunting me lately.....

Back to the original topic, just venting, no reply necessary
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That WOULD make you go hmmmmm. Very odd thing, indeed.

The reason I hate and fear grasshoppers stems from an incident when I was five and walking (by myself! those were the days) to kindergarten. It was a super dry year, and I went to go out our back gate (we still lived in a small town that year) and I unlatched it and stepped out on the gravel pad by the garage....and about a thousand grasshoppers all jumped up and at me...it totally freaked me out and whenever there are a lot of them around I get the heebie jeebies still. I haven't seen any lately, it's gotten less dry in summer here lately, and that makes me very happy!
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