Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Panajachel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... dressed in Maya garb and neckties and images of the Elder at the altar. Noteworthy was the statue of God the Father that had been banned by the church for many years. Our day continued with a boat ride to another village for lunch, then a bus ride back to our hotel along a very windy road. Marty and I sat up front with the driver so had wonderful views of the lake and mountains from a new angle.
... kinda like a Jesus except he smokes and drinks... all the time. Offerings of cigarettes or alcohol are highly appreciated. Apparently, Maximon is placed in the care of a shaman's family for a year and it's all super secret. Every year, to keep the church off the trail, a "procession" with all the accouterments spontaneously erupts and goes about town with a saint on a box. Well, turns out the box is special. In any case, everyone turned out happy: the Spanish ...
... corn or tropical fruit and coffee trees. In the valleys we saw a number of vegetables being grown. Small settlements lined the road, the only relatively flat land. The reason for the slow trip is most of the traffic is B double freight trucks that are difficult to pass on the numerous switch backs. At every town or small settlement there are also a number of significantly ...
We get up and go through the motions of cereal and coffees before the process of checking out and packing bags. We have a few hours up our sleeve so we sit on the roof and get some sun after having everything fairly well organised. We checked out, Leesh trades the book she bought and couldn't get into in for another one, and we head back to Tin Tin restaurant for lunch. We have yet another great meal there and the two young local girls are getting ...
... it and either the service is offered or taught at one of the ‘holistic centers’ that abound.
The most endearing feature of the hippie parts of town is that it practically has no roads — everything is reached by thin foot paths through trees and between buildings. Handmade signs direct you to the most common destinations at any intersection. From the boat dock, we ambled along the path leading up to the village center ...