Hotel Posada Don Juan Matalbatz
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... in bed all day, I sat at the main entertainment area reading. Turned out a couple of people had the bug but none as bad a Kev. It was a miserable day so we both didn't feel like we were losing out. At 5pm we booked our shuttle to leave for Antigua as Kev was ready to travel. Early to bed for both of us.
The next morning ...
... and they worker definitely did not seem interested to have to serve anyone. Head back to the lodge with mike and Elsie and try to figure out if we can go tubing down the river as the sun has decided to poke his head out. But the hostel tell us that there are no tours being done and we would have to go source it from other hostels or on the street. Purto seems keen but no one else could be bothered trying to find it, so we get ...
... and as we made out way in to the cave entrance my heart starting fluttering a bit!
We waded into the water that was quickly too deep to stand in, so we did an odd one handed doggy paddle while holding our candles above our head. Very quickly we were in complete darkness which was a bit creepy! After a bit we came to the back of the cave, and had to climb up via a ladder tied to the rocks into the next ...
... spanish school. I managed to meet some locals and get a good convo going with no English, everything was great until they told me it was one of the girls birthdays... Naturally I said "awww happy birthday" but everyone looked at me a lil strange, after a lengthy duration of laughter I realised I said "sad birthday" and quickly corrected myself, you win some and you lose some haha It's Friday arvo again and have a huge hike in the morning.... Estuardo needs beers ...
... system and my own ignorance on political matters is to be blamed. This was why I was eager to attend the lecture conducted by the EntreMundos journalist on the Guatemala civil war. Her perspective, as a Guatemalan whose own grandfather was killed by the government during the war, provided great insight into the political background and underpinnings of Guatemala.
I can't believe that a tragedy, comparable to the Holocaust or the US slave trade, had occurred ...