La Casa Rosa Hotel
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TripAdvisor Reviews La Casa Rosa Hotel Santa Cruz La Laguna
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... with powerful binoculars, as it's a good 10-20 foot drop from the window side of the cabin) They have a private dock, as the hotel can only be reached by boat or foot path. Santa Cruz, the nearest village, has no cars, they do have tuk tuks, if one wants to venture up the hill from the dock. The hotel reuses and up cycles everything. The restaurant is slow food, one has to reserve dinner before 4 pm, so the cooks have time to prepare it. Service is between 6:30-8. ...
... bus driver careered through the roads like the world was imploding. Cesar then very kindly bought me some breakfast and we walked back to Quetzaltrekkers where he made me hot chocolate and bread and jam. He had his hot chocolate with A LOT of rum! I was so tired and drained that I then left and checked back into a private room in Don diego's hostel. I stripped off my wet clothes and fell into bed, before getting a message at about midday from Lucy saying she was back. Phewwww, what a ...
... conditions. Given its rainy
season now we can only cross our fingers for one night of clear conditions so I
can get the camera out (then run back to hide it before the thieves see me J).
Day 2: after an omelette brekkie we take to
the waters for a morning kayak around the lake. After Hinesh and one of the
hostel workers drag the heavy kayak into the lake we set out for a paddle.
Hinesh wanted to head out to the two volcanoes that loom ...
... enough to flood numerous businesses and houses along the shoreline, many of which remain partially or fully submerged. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in 1976 opened up new fissures in the bedrock leading to a two meter drop in the lake level in just over a month. Archeologists have found the remains of a 2000 year old Mayan village 55 feet below the current lake level. Today, the Mayan villages are all built well above the shoreline, ...
Q: Safe stoves: You've spent two days working with women from AMA and building safe stoves for a local community. How has this impacted your understanding of gender and public health in Guatemala? How did you feel about volunteering, especially as a Western entering a less affluent community? Please note anything else that was meaningful for you.
We were told to let the woman of the house pick where she wanted to stove after all, she would be the one ...