Barra de Navidad

I had a slow day in Barra de Navidad. It wasn’t supposed to be slow, but sometimes that’s not in my hands.

Laundry was dropped with a family in town for pickup at 1. It wasn’t ready- no problem. I had the perfect excuse to be alone, without a “to do” list, for a couple of hours.

I found a great display of the town history, painted on a wall. Must have passed at least a dozen times before but never noticed it.

Barra history

Sustenance came care of the ceviche cart:

Barra scenes

Back at the Lavanderia, I made friends with the children of the proprietress while waiting for our load to dry, and taught them how to play a few card games.

Barra scenes

Then they commandeered the camera, and we got a few more fun photos.

kids take fun pictures

I ended up back at the boat several hours later than expected. You could call it a snag in the schedule (we were trying to leave that afternoon for Tenacatita), but I loved the detour for a few hours into a slower pace without demands.

5 Responses to Barra de Navidad

  1. Doug and Carla Scott February 26, 2010 at 2:21 am #

    Gotta enjoy the unexpected and special moments while you can!

  2. Anonymous February 26, 2010 at 2:33 am #

    Cool, very cool.

  3. boatbaby February 26, 2010 at 5:16 am #

    Love those moments and your photos!

  4. Jim and Heather on Meerkat February 26, 2010 at 1:23 pm #

    That is just beyond cool.

  5. Lacey&Nathan February 27, 2010 at 4:35 am #

    I love your blog! You posted a comment to me a while back on cruisersforum about living aboard with kids. I was futureboatwife.. I have since loved reading and following along your journey! I have started a blog as well. Thanks and keep blogging!

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