Hotel El Recreo Lanquin Champey
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... setting of the place is unbelievable - in the middle of a huge hilly valley, just around the corner from the tiny village of Lanquin. It also boasts a pretty awesome looking infinity pool, which for some reason was green inside and annoyingly was closed the entire time we were there.
On the 9 hour shuttle bus from Antigua, I met a Canadian guy called Jamieson (great name), and as soon as we arrived we were invited to grab ...
... t comfortable at all. We shared four seats between 5 people, the rest stood and some were hanging out of the door, just holding on to a handle while driving along a cliff. And one person on top of the bus (at least he had space). The guy next to Ivo discovered after a while that Ivos shoulder would make a perfect pillow and no matter how hard Ivo tried he stuck to this idea. Although everything hurt at the end, and some swearing at the beginning, it was funny. ...
... for 5-10 seconds which was a great way to start the day.
Its now Friday afternoon and the Aus vs Chile world cup game starts in an hour. The pubs are packed and anywhere that has a tv is busy. There is one particular electronics shop that has a big screen tv and ALOT of people pack into this little shop to watch the games. nothing better than packing into a small electronics shop drunk to watch some soccer.
... between tribes
-The remote, inaccessible locations that they lived in
-The lack of primary education
- Their respect for human life and their peaceful dispositions
-The Christian influence which made them passive to the abuse that they were receiving
-Their hard working behavior, which made them ideal plantation workers
-Their extreme poverty
-Their lack of political and social status
-The rich lands that they cultivated, ...
... Vera, Anna, Laura and Adam for such a fun day and to Amigo Antigua and Jose for breaking every safety precaution we would have had to endure had this tour be run in Aus. No helmets, harnesses, safety breifings, carabenas, waivers, first aid kits, to be seen!
Semuc Champey is a definate must for anyone visiting Guatemala, only 2 nights really didn't seem like enough, but Antigua is calling....