Talk about insane.
Insane for many, many, MANY reasons.
We, Nancy, Dave, Kellie, Jim and I had a couple of drinks and snacks on the boat before we headed up to the Governor's Cardboard Mansion
Loved the decorations, including the ones the people were wearing.
Loved the teenage girls who posed for us and let us pose with them.Loved the police who let us pose with them, but wouldn't crack a smile.
You know how hard it is to not laugh when you are standing in between two Mexican policemen?
Loved the size of the beers Dave and Kellie somehow ended up with
Loved the decorations ~ oops, already said that.And really loved the kids!
They were a lot of fun ~ this little girl even let me hold her for a bit.
Wow look at that crowd!
Amazingly enough we somehow found Nancy's boyfriend in this crowd.This is the insane part.
There are no public toilets.
That's right - nowhere to pee.
They sent us to use the toilets in the grocery store.
What about the 100 women in line in front of us?
There are 50,000 people here and no toilets.
Sssoooooooooooooo - I find a side street, go behind a building in a parking lot and feel much better.
Found a mop against a fence on the way out and used that to wipe off my foot.
Then Kellie goes back there.
Suggestion to La Paz - spend a little less on the decorations on the governor's pad and rent some porta-potties.
Jim got lucky and there were only a few guys in line in front of him when he went to the
Next insane part.
Simply the number of people.
Then some bigwig started yakking and everyone was yelling, "Viva!".
Ya gotta fit in.
Like we fit in there.
I think the locals enjoyed our antics and our playing with their kids.
Here we are doing our antics.Next insane part.
Fireworks right above our heads.
Beautiful but there was fallout landing on our heads.A little too close for full enjoyment when you are checking the top of your head for burning embers.
And the final insane part!
TRYING TO GET THE HELL OUT OF THERE ! ! !
50,000 people all squished together
We had to hold hands in a line and squeeze through the 50,000 people
Seriously ~ Ick.
I had to do a shot of