Hotel Utz Jay
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... checking their phones, looking nonplussed.
While we waited, we sat next to a twenty-something man who was groomed like he was climbing the American corporate ladder, and his mother, who was dressed in a head covering and traditional clothing. They were traveling to Qatar, on Qatar Airlines, which offers attractive young air attendants in pencil skirts and pillbox hats. The mother who might have been middle-aged, or just ...
... like in other western places. There were many signs saying selling or buying drugs is an offence. We could have left this place off our list. Saint Peter, who the place is named after would be sad. At least we got some good exercise as all the places around the lake are very hilly and the roads are steep. Santiago de Largo Atitlan was lovely, more built up than San Juan, our first stop, but still lovely. After walking up another steep road we decided to have ...
... of hammocks. I did try in LA but I think my laptop is dying and refused to upload pictures at a rate that surpassed that of an elderly and rather dazed tortoise after a few too many rums. And nearly ended up being thrown out the window as a consequence. So I’m going to break my epic Central American adventure into chunks and backdate them to wherever I was when I finish that section. It’s the only way the old tortoise will survive the trauma.
The last time I ...
... over some of the outlying ruins before they were protected. Many of the several hundred temple mounds have been built over with freeways, shopping centers, commerce, luxury hotels and residential areas. The central ceremonial center of Kaminaljuyu was however protected by the Guatemalan government and is now a park within the city. It sounds like this 'protection' is a bit tenuous though.
During the Spanish colonial time, GC was initially a small monastery town. ...
... and float lazily around the pool. We spend a few hours laughing and chilling in the pool watching the sunset before it was time to relocate to the pool table and bar. We play a few games of pool and have dinner before retreating for an early night. Everyone seems to have the same idea as we go back to clean our teeth in the bathrooms and our table is empty. Good to have a nice easy day after the celebrations before a long trip ...