Hotel Los Olivos
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... with lighted candles and a continuous supply of burning frankincense (representing fire, the first element of creation). Bowls of water (representing the second element) were set before each altar and music played for all three days. On All Saints Day, a traditional salad (representing earth) was made by the grandmother, mother and daughter of the family. The family then ...
... booked a couple of nights at the highly recommended La Iguana Perdida (The Lost Iguana), we walked the 10 steps from the rickety dock, which literally swayed as you walked, to the hostel that was set next to the lake, but may unfortunately soon be fully submerged in water (more on this later). We immediately felt at home. The hostel had a fantastic artsy feel, with an excellent restaurant that serves food on a deck overlooking the lake. Our room was ready even though ...
... I wasn't very hungry at the time. After the hour or so of the talk and people buying food, the dance finally started, at around 11.
There were about 6 or so different types of dances that are Mayan decent that a different school exhibited for us. It was pretty cool to see all of the beautiful colored clothing and all of these dances that seemed very simple but long! Many people were taking pictures and video of these students, but I ...
As if we needed a reminder as to how much we dislike cold weather, Xela (Quetzaltenango) treated us to two days of frigid temperatures. Two days! That's all we lasted. Still, we were satisfied about how much we experienced in Xela in those two days.
We were very fortunate to witness an informative presentation of Guatemala's history ...
... peoples' distinctive features. With this girl, it was the fact that she had the most stunning blues eyes you will ever see. Even Paul Newman would have been jealous. Somehow I don't think she was going to have any problem with volunteers willing to find her a place to stay.
With no more changes, the last part of the trip was down a steep hill that descended about five hundred metres inside a few kilometres to the side of the lake at Panajachel.