Hotel Salvador Gaviota
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- Minbar in room
- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Microwave in room
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
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... from Mayans, Garifunas and lost expats. The town is unconnected to the rest of the country via road with the river and ocean the only means of transport which makes for an interesting mix of river people. We had a quiet afternoon at a cafe on the ocean planning the next couple of weeks with a hot chocolate and cup of tea. Due to rough weather the Caribbean did not look its usual crystal clear. The waves were washing up on the beach in a muddy mess and the Guatemalans seem to dump ...
... They have tropical pine trees here. After a while we seemed to descend back into the rainforest, parting of the main road to a bumpy road, it didn't seem the minibus was up to the job, yet we made it just about. Parts of the track were pretty muddy and steep, so hats off to the driver, wish he could say that back to me! (BAD JOKE SILENCE) We arrived in Lanquin, the closest town to the Semuc Champey. ...
Once we got into Lanquin, the town of Semuc, we headed to The zephyr lodge which is an amazing party hostel. I have never seen a hostel with a better view than Zephyr. Unfortunately Lanquin doesn't have an ATM and you can only pay with visa.... This is a major problem for us Aussies as the majority of us only have MasterCard. To add salt to the wounds the hostel works on a tab system which proves to be ridiculously dangerous because beer and food piles ...
... we had tuna sandwiches again). After some more artsy fartsy shots we head out and were lucky enough to spot an employee of the hostel to hitch a ride back with (otherwise we would have had to wait 2 hours for the rest of the tour to finish).
We chilled for the afternoon – me having a café con leche while Hinesh took a siesta. Then once the lights came on around 6pm we did the dreaded packing of the back packs again ready for the last stop in Guatemala. El Remate here we ...
... Who knew?
Generally, I prefer living with host families,even with all the awkwardness and questionable meals being served, because of the cultural exchange that goes on between strangers. It's always a beautiful experience to be accepted and welcomed by another family and to be considered one amongst them. I hope to form more of these sort of connections everywhere I travel. Even though 5 days have come and gone, I shall remember my experience with them ...