It’s Good To Be Home

5 Dec

I left Austin via magic carpet this past Wednesday on the first flight out scheduled for 8:30 am departure. I had a rental car to gas up and return. International flights require arriving at the airport three hours ahead of time. My sleep was restless so I got up and was at the airport waaaaay too early. Oh well.

I arrived to a rainy Cancun which made locating the car a bit of a challenge. Our house sitter had left it for me ten days prior. I prayed it would start, and it did! Much gratitude.

There was bumper to bumper traffic leaving the airport and construction along the Playa del Carmen highway. My gas tank was getting low and I planned to stop on my way out of Tulum. Way too many travelers had the same idea. There were long lines at the gas pumps so I crossed my fingers and kept going. True to the season I hit a thunder storm which slowed my progress. By the time I made it to the next gas station, I was feeling nervous and coming up with contingency plans.

I made it home to Bacalar safely and spent the first few days putting out fires. One of them was no internet and thus the tardiness of the blog. I’m sitting here watching large, fat, black squirrels prance on our coconut palms. Their antics make me laugh, breathe, and relax. It’s good to laugh. Welcome home.

DOS TORTAS

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4 Responses to “It’s Good To Be Home”

  1. rudeinnewyork December 11, 2021 at 9:36 am #

    I wondered how you might get from Airport to Bacalar. Is the Buss not an option? I know it stops at most of the Resorts along the Highway.

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    • afish25 December 11, 2021 at 9:39 am #

      There are two airports, Chetumal and Cancun. The bus from Cancun passes through Playa del Carmen where I change buses to Bacalar. It is a long ride and makes for a tiring day. But it is comfortable and convenient and I have taken it many times.

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  2. Emilie December 15, 2021 at 7:08 am #

    Glad you made it safely. You live in such a beautiful spot that you must feel cocooned in beauty.

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