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Old 01-13-2017   #61 (permalink)
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Meet Miss April

I got to PDC just as the lady's shuttle from the resort pulled up. So we got a room at the Dorymar, up on avenida 30.

View of hotel pool.




I showed her fifth ave and went by Rubio's BBQ. Miss April is on far right.




Dave's souvlaki cookin'

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El Fogon

April had never really been to real Mexican restaurants. El Fogon near ave 30 and calle 32


Frijoles churros. Some call it bean soup.




Al Pastor fajitas for April




Aracherra nortena for me.
Sorry forgot to record costs.





There's a happy camper.


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Old 01-13-2017   #63 (permalink)
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Took a reverse run back to Jose Maria Morelos.

Breakfast break at Carrillo.
Salbutes 12 pesos each.



I showed her the Mercado quickly.




I even got her a free chicharron sample. Poor girl is only here for about ten more days.




Got back to Morelos... note the beer prices have risen to 17 pesos this year. But they do come with botanas at that price.




They knew me there, but she was a new face.






So they had some fun with her by showing off their special root collections.








Or maybe they belonged to the waitress... lol


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Old 01-13-2017   #64 (permalink)
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Koox-Janal revisited

So ended up at Koox Janal restaurant which I had reported on just a bit earlier. Their specialties seem to be mainly prawns and octopus. Orden's (orders) run at 100 pesos and come with soup of some different types.

Don't forget to wash your hands. The hand washing station is up front.






The soup this day.








Prawns Veracruz.








Camerones (prawns) a la pil pil










245 pesos with the drinks.
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Aracherra Nortena is what I have first when I get to Playa. Fun times..
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Thanks Gary.....love those food pictures.....they have my mouth watering and it's only 5:30 am.....our countdown is on!!!
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As heartbreaking as it was to have to cancel my trip down this winter, the more excited I get for next winter after reading through your TR.

We're not planning on spending anytime in Playa ..... but I think a couple of pit stops at El Fogon will be in order.
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Aracherra Nortena is what I have first when I get to Playa. Fun times..
It is very high up on my "I need that now" list Len.
I figure I might as well let my cholesterol meds know that it is time to get to work.
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don gary aka the goatfather.
sorry I missed you at the bbq, you were gone by time I arrived.

the beer looks like the 355 ml bottle, which would make the
compared price only 15.50 pesos for 325 ml to 28 to 35 pesos
in a regular playa establishment.
well, I donīt drink beer, not my problem.

enjoy your trip, I know you do.

to quote hill street blues - yes, Iīm that old -:
letīs be careful out there.
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Damn dude....just ate a fine meal and your pics make me ready to eat again....'cept for that tentacle soup
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Love your reports!

So happy so see you back in the Yucatan G. I wouldn't dare take the road less traveled as a female but I certainly enjoy your exploits! Thanks so much for taking the time to share! Places I would never get to see otherwise!
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Aracherra Nortena is what I have first when I get to Playa. Fun times..
I'm over in Tabasco right now and the food is called differently over here. I'm still trying to figure it out and I havnt got the food over there figured out... Oh well, trial and error.
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As heartbreaking as it was to have to cancel my trip down this winter, the more excited I get for next winter after reading through your TR.

We're not planning on spending anytime in Playa ..... but I think a couple of pit stops at El Fogon will be in order.
Yep its a good place for sure (El Fogon). Sorry to hear you had to cancel. It sucks.
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It is very high up on my "I need that now" list Len.
I figure I might as well let my cholesterol meds know that it is time to get to work.
Only 13 days more for you Scott,... Lucky 13

See you soon
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don gary aka the goatfather.
sorry I missed you at the bbq, you were gone by time I arrived.

the beer looks like the 355 ml bottle, which would make the
compared price only 15.50 pesos for 325 ml to 28 to 35 pesos
in a regular playa establishment.
well, I donīt drink beer, not my problem.

enjoy your trip, I know you do.

to quote hill street blues - yes, Iīm that old -:
letīs be careful out there.
Hey Bruce, ya I missed you but I will be back in a bit. I think them beer were the regular size.

Went to a cantina in Paraiso here, and Caguama's were only 23 pesos.

All feels safe over here.
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