Adios Roatan, el cinco de Abril, 2017
After 5 months and a week, my 2016-2017 adventure is coming to an end. I am ready to come home, especially now-
My foot is feeling a lot better even though it is quite blue! I can put weight on it without any pain - I don't mind you, but I had to experiment.
I treated myself to shellac toes and fingers for a smooth $22.89 CAN. Last time I had it done at home, it cost $80-
We'll see how long they last!
I had to move into the 6 bedroom dorm for the night and luckily got a bottom bunk. There are only 2 other guests so I'll be fine as long as the fans blow. It might be a bit of an inferno-
I've spent this week sitting in the reclining deck chairs, watching iguanas -
Pumpkin, the psycho 3 month old cat-
'plays' with smaller geckos and iguanas until they're too dead to play anymore but she won't tackle a big one like this. Too bad because I'd like to watch that fight. A much larger bright green one crawled across the neighbor's roof this morning too. They are everywhere! Glad they're not dangerous.
My flights are confirmed: the first is Roatan to Houston and I have 3 seats booked so I can stretch out. When I tried to check in, the seats weren't together! Too funny! It took another email to my insurance company to get it sorted. From Houston I fly first class with Delta to Minneapolis, then to Saskatoon, again first class to arrive at 11:45 pm. I have wheelchair service in all airports and will be picked up at this hostel and dropped off at Mom and Dad's. Pretty sweet!
Mercedes, Arlene and I-
went to Sundowners in West End for a pre-supper drink. Sundowners is a very busy gringo bar. We had to have an island institution, a Zack Attack which is a mix of vodka, lime and coconut milk-
It was refreshing but certainly not a Monkey LaLa! Supper at Oasis was plentiful but disappointing. It's supposedly one of the better restaurants in West End.
Mercedes and I-
will keep in touch. She desperately wants to learn French and so we may be able to exchange lessons. Time will tell.
Arlene lives at Bondi Beach, a suburb in Sydney. We plan to keep in touch as well-
I'm looking forward to getting home!