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Have a big clean room with bathroom, Wifi at a good price considering. Nice people with excellent service
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... doing it!
After our picnic lunch we headed to do the hike half an hour (and a steep half an hour) up to the view point of Semuc Champey, which is a beautiful series of turquoise pools at different levels with a river flowing down between them. The hike was so hot and sweaty and we were all disgusting for the group photos at the top, and se ready to cool off, but the view was incredible. One moaning myrtle in our group decided to say 'well that wasn't really worth the ...
... as you stop before you hit the car, pedestrian or animal (we nearly hit an iguana on the way).
After a 4 hour ride we finally get a rest stop at Coban where we ventured into a mall to get cash and again having to scoff down another nom nom Guatemalan dish of pork ribs in a black bean sauce with rice and salad and pineapple pieces for desert with super sweet strawberry juice. The landscape after Coban turned very pretty, the hills turned green and I'd describe them ...
... by standing in the back on an open truck, or at least doing your best to stay standing as you bump your way along a rocky, mountain track. You engage every muscle in your body to hold yourself steady, and risk falling over if you remove one hand from the rail in order to take a photo. Dust and grit are blown into your face from the trail of the truck in front of you. At least you know you can wash it off in the waters again.
Semuc Champey is a natural limestone ...
... chris told me running is not a good idea as they will just come after you. Thankfully they didn't. Because it was Christmas Eve, locals were busy travelling to their families for the fiesta that night (Guatemalans' celebrate on the 24th), we saw multiple trucks and four-wheel drives overloaded with people, standing and clinging on the back to any available space. Two small, scruffy and bare-foot boys from one of the local villages were having ...