To date there is little demand for tickets to cross to Isla de la Piedra, there is no tourism, those who use the boats are the inhabitants of the island, who use this means of transport to go to work or make purchases in the port.
The capacity of the boats is barely 50 percent, in addition to being required to make use of health protocols, such as distance, mouth covers, and antibacterial gel, so the capacity in the boats is also low and with this their income, say the boatmen, because at most they can transport 30 passengers.
The round trip cost is 35 pesos.
José Luis, who for years has been immersed in this profession, said that they are looking forward to the carnival so that their income will rebound.
Asked if he is not afraid of the covid variant, Ómicron; He said that the gel and face mask are constantly cared for and used, which he recommends to users and co-workers, and thus avoid contagion.