February 13, 2008 GMT
DAY 9 - FEBRUARY 6TH

"ONLY WHEN WE PAUSE TO WONDER DO WE GO BEYOND THE LIMITS OF OUR LITTLE LIVES". Rod McKuen

I arrived at hotel RITZ in Villahermosa, the night is $390 pesos, with closed and secure parking next door. Its not great but anything better goes for around 1000 pesos, at least it has air con. There are some places for 100 pesos but there is no guarantee Angelina would be safe.
The city is huge over a million people living here.
On the way here i passed through Vera Cruz but decided not to stop, traffic is so disorganised in large cities i try not to hang around for too long. I also passed Cardenas.
Timing was good today, the road wasn't much. There was a lot of wind, at one point it got really dark and cloudy i thought it was going to pour. I've got another 580kms and i get to Chetumal so i hope weather is good tomorrow. Angelina has 2642 miles (4252 kms) on her.
Food is really cheap but everything else is quite expensive, especially in larger cities, more so than the cost of things in the USA.
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SAME TEXT HERE IN SPANISH: dia 9 miercoles 6 feb,08
llegue al hotel ritz en Villahermosa por 390.00 estacionamiento al lado cerrado y con guardia, con techo. el hotel no es gran cosa pero tiene aire y no esta mal los buenos estaban a mas de 1000,
y encontre uno por 100 pero no entraba la moto en el lobby dos viejitas eran las dueñas, muy basico asi que me vine para esta zona de los mercados, la ciudad es gigante mas de un millon, pase por Cardenas, me habian dicho que no era tan grande sufri de calor pila buscando hotel, igual hice buen camino, nada especial en la ruta, mucho viento y despues se nublo y oscureciio pense que se iba a largar a llover, pase cerca de Vera Cruz pero decidi no entrar, el trafico es tan desordenado en las ciudades grandes que hago lo posible para rajar, tengo unos 580 kms para llegar a Chetumal, veremos como esta el tiemmpo , millas en Angelina 2.642
con el viento que habia, jamas habia experimentado esa fuerza
En las ciudades grandes hay maquis y el coronel con sus pollos, sub y casi todas la cadenas americanas y es todo caro tanto o mas que en usa, pero la comida de ellos es rebarata y en los super igual, y comida de paso hacen guizos y cosas de ellos, que yo ni me acerco pero todo por vintenes.

Posted by Hugo Albini at February 13, 2008 11:05 AM GMT
 
 

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