One country down, about 75 more to go. Time to do our first country summary. If you haven’t been reading along, here’s your 30 second summary of Mexico. Drum roll please…
Hours on a bus: 96..4 days exactly, lets not forget the additional 15 hours traveling by boat and train.
Longest Bus Ride: 12 hours
Nights we slept on a bus: 6
Nights we spent in Mexico: 29
Best night’s sleep: Night number two….on the bus….after playing with whales.
Strangest Food: Chapulines. Claro.
Trips to a Medical Establishment: One, for Jill’s leg in Creel
Best Meal: Anything at Martha’s house… 🙂 Muchas Gracias!!!!
Best alarm clock: Eeeeeeee gaaaaaaaaassssssssss in Zacatecas
Number of times the the time changed: 5, we think.
Best Compliment: From a ‘rico suave’ Mexican…his exact words to Danny: “You are more Americano than a hamburguesa”
Best medicine: The plant that says if it doesn’t work….to try another plant and pray
Worst medicine: Whatever we ate that sent us to the laboratorio
Days of Rain: 0
Other Americans we met: 0, until the day we crossed the border
Most Expensive Meal: 194 pesos in Oaxaca (it was about 13 pesos to the dollar)
Cheapest Meal: 4 tacos for 20 pesos, San Cristobal de las Casas
Number of tequila shots per person: About 3…pathetic, I know
Number of cities we visited: 12
Rivers Kayaked: 2
Mountain Bike Excursions: 3
Gauze pads used on Jill’s Leg: 30
Rolls of tape for Jill’s Leg: 2
Most number of consecutive days in one bed: 4
Cold Showers: 4
Consecutive Days without a shower: 3
Times we hand did our laundry: 4, 100%
Mayan Ruins Visited: 2
Hamburgers Eaten: 0