Yesterday I took the bus out to the spa. I didn't take my camera. Since there is no way to lock up my things, I didn't want to risk someone taking it. They are now charging expats 120 pesos a visit with the DIF card. It was 80 pesos a visit. They raised the price on us. The Mexicans with a DIF card are now paying 90 pesos a visit. It is possible to still get in for 80 pesos a visit by buying a ticket booklet. But it is 20 tickets. They are no good on week ends or holidays and they have to be used within four months of buying them. I keep putting it off. Seems like a big purchase when I am not sure I will use them that quickly.
It was a beautiful morning. I love going there. They are fixing the tiles on the main swimming pool and it was closed. The big pool at the entrance is open. It wasn't very crowded in the morning. It starts getting crowded around eleven thirty in the morning. After about two and a half hours I am ready to leave. If I stay much longer I am too tired to walk back to the bus stop. The spa is just a block from the bus stop. There is a huge sign. It is hard to miss. I always like to go when it opens at nine, otherwise it gets too crowded for me to do laps. I feel so lucky to be living this close to the hot springs. I am sorry they raised the price on us expats.