Classic beautiful/sunny day in Playa de Carmen, Mexico, where me and my boyfriend were traveling around together, when we decided to go visit some cenotes in Tulum. After arriving where they are found, we had yet to face some miles, so we decided to rent bikes, that, to our surprise, had no brackets. It was a muddy bumpy road until we met that crystalline freezing waters, but totally worth it, probably one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. Inside the caverns, while getting deep into the water, we completely forgot about the outside world, until at some point our stomachs started to complain! Well, yeah, you are reading the words of a foodie that doesn’t take snacks on an eco adventure! Plead guilty! So when we decided to go back to Playa del Carmen we realised we had to face again the muddy bumpy road on our bikes with no brackets and the Tulum-Playa road, on a crowded mini van and now on a storm. And that was what separated us from the nearest restaurant. Almost two hours later we arrived, wet, dirty, and me specially grumpy, as I always get when I’m hungry (I think that’s charming, but my boyfriend disagrees). We entered a small and humble familiar restaurant, where people wouldn’t judge how we looked, and ordered as fast as we could. Three minutes later the waiter served us some soup. “Sorry, we haven’t ordered soup” I said, to which he smiled “It’s on the house”. Okay, lets give it a try! It was some very strange soup to my eyes. There was some limes, what looked like shredded chicken breast, tomatoes and fried tortillas on the side, not very beautiful at all, but the first warm spoon was like heaven on earth! Sopa lima quickly became a Mexican favorite. And it’s a dish that will always remember me that the best food can come from the simplest plates, that looks doesn’t determine the taste of the meal, that a cup of soup served by caring hands takes the grumpiness away and that it can be exactly what you need to finish a crazy wonderful day on a trip.