_Somehow I managed to survive this 9 hrs ferry to San Carlos and at sunrise I'm having a nice breakfast in front of the lake. The boat to Solentiname Islands is at 1pm so i spend the entire morning checking out the local market and all the stuff they sell here. Nivea Sun block is super expensive (about $15): locals don't use it so it's considered a "tourist" thing like a souvenir! They also don't know what floss is and why such a thing should exist!
The boat left about 1 hour late (obvious) because it wasn't full enough at 1pm but that's how it works here. Destination: Isla San Fernando, Archipelago Solentiname. We stay at Albergue Celentiname, which is located right on the water, surrounded by beautiful flowers and vegetation. Very tranquil and soothing. $25 per person, room with bath, lake view, hummingbirds and all meals included. The owner is a painter and does pretty landscapes that remind me of Rousseau, which I like a lot.
After the long journey I had the best shower of the trip and I finally could do some laundry and put stuff to dry.
Fresh local fish for dinner and then straight to bed: I was so tired I think i was sleeping at 8.30pm!
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