Sunday, November 4, 2012

Life’s A Beach

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If that last beach was a little too remote for your taste, here is one in a small fishing village a little farther down the coast.

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We stayed 20 days here in this beach campground, celebrating Christmas and New Years with the locals.  It was a truly wonderful experience.

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They provided water and a dump, and once again our solar system provided all the power we needed.

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Coconuts were removed from overhead trees so they would not fall on our roofs and damage them.

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Fresh coconut drinks were soon for sale on the beach.

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Here Judy is shopping on main street just off the beach.

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Sand is brought up from the beach to keep the street from getting rutted.

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There are a number of restaurants serving very good food.

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The fishermen bring in a fresh catch every morning to the co-op.

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At 8AM every morning, you can buy any piece of fresh fish they have.

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Here I am on the beach helping to pull in a net of fish.

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A group of kids came by every day for a language lesson.

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They taught us Spanish and we taught them English.

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Sunsets along the coast are unforgettable here. 
Did I forget to say it cost $25 a week to stay here and I paid for the stay with money I found on the beach with my metal detector?

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