_Am yoga in front of my cactus cabana followed by breakfast at El Calamar.
Wayuu women and girls walk around town all day with their face covered with black mud mixed with sheep escrements. It's for sun protection apparently. They sell mochilas - handmade cute colorful bags- and they are ready to say 'a la orden' - at your service- as soon as you slightly look at them or at their stuff. In theory it's a polite way to address you but when you hear it 100 time a day it can become annoying.
We decide to walk thru the desert to Pilon de Cerro, a sacred mountain on the ocean next to a beautiful beach. It took about 1.5hr and it wasn't too bad because of the constant breeze. We used our sarongs to cover our faces, no mask for us thanks. The landscape was fascinating: cactus, salt, short trees oriented in the direction of the wind, a lot of goats and lambs, and tiny daisies!
The view from the top of Pilon is breathtaking: kilometers of wild beaches and desert on one side, the gorgeous beach underneath, and the lake and desert behind with the town of Cabo in the distance, where we have to walk back! The return wasn't too bad, more hot but we were well covered with our turbans.
Back in town I almost bought a $300 8 hrs kite surf course... It looked so cool but I don't have time and I don't want to spend that much. Mid pm lunch with grilled lobsters at El Calamar was delicious. After asking around for two days about going to Punta Gallinas, we found that the $70 tour with Lindon was the best offer but the sea could be very rough and the 2.5 hrs on a small boat didnt sound good, so no Gallinas for us tomorrow.
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