Visit to Jají
Lois and Don Porter

On Thursday, January 15, we set out from the Merida bus terminal for an exciting ride throught the mountains to the village of Jají. It took just over an hour, passing through lush mountainside greenery and breath-taking vistas across huge valleys in a "Por Puesto" van-bus. We were delighted with the storybook village, its Plaza Bolivar (complete with Pesebre - Nativity scene), and the surrounding mountains and valleys. We enjoyed fresh trout for lunch at the restaurant of the posada "La Aldea Vieja" ("The old village"). The Plaza is lined with arts and crafts shops. We bought a couple of small items, notably a package of "Catalina" home-made ginger cookies.

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