Travel Blogs from Livingston
... When we got there we all saw a massive sign for the waterfall across the road that we had somehow missed the first time round!
We headed across and this time after a couple of minutes arrived at the waterfall! We straight away headed for the river which was absolutely freezing and got in. There was a really strong current pulling in the direction away from the waterfall but a local man was standing in the river who gave us a hand across ...
... painted buildings, dreadlocks, very relaxed vibe, and that famous Caribbean accent!
We checked into the only hostel in town. Casa de la Iguana. Chris the pot smoking owner has a chilled and party vibe going here. Our room was a quirky wood box with no ceiling and crazy neck breaking pillows.
Within minutes Rich (our San Blas buddy) appeared.....So it was drinks for the afo. A FANTASTIC sunday roast dinner, omg it ...
... He took him a can of spam so he didn't go hungry!
No pictures unfortunately and, in any case, I'm writng this on a laptop so can't upload photos from my iPhone.
Tomorrow we will be taking the 3pm bus to the town of Flores and, from there, heading to the Mayan ruins at Tikal early on Tuesday ...
... do as I've not looked at central Guatemala and Coban. It’s meant to be nice scenery. I think I'll stick with Quirigua, Copan and then back to Antigua.
It was a lot warmer than yesterday and there were a lot more mosquitoes. I applied insect repellent 3 times today and still got bitten! I had guacamole for tea again. A few new faces this evening but a peaceful evening. I finished my book Prodigal Summer and headed to bed at 22:00.
Good night all XXX
... minutes later we are on a nice little civilized 28 passenger plane heading for Costa Rica
-Until the plane landed and we did NOT find machine gun armed 18 year olds waiting for us to demand we pay our Honduras departure tax, I was not comfortable
END OF ADVENTURE!!!
Two big recommendations:
1. Take US cash. Don't be without it. We'd ran ourselves short, thinking we wouldn't be there long. Truth - make sure you have enough cash. Even if you get screwed with ...