Hotel Utz Jay
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... 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 ...
... would lead to the beach. My sense was telling me to turn around. When I encountered a dog lying across the narrow road. I stopped and the dog started barking and running towards me! I had nothing with which to defend myself, so, I raised my arms and yelled "Stop!" Not even in Spanish; and he stopped. Then I slowly walked backward and he stayed where he was. That was scary! I remembered that for bears you should look big, so that's what came to mind when he ...
Today most of the hostel headed out on a trip to Semuc Champey. It's the main draw of this particular part of the world. I'd decided yesterday that I'd roll the day after as I was expecting to be hungover today, and physical activity would be low on my list of things to do. I've already decided to stay here 4 nights, as the fourth is free, and it's nice to kick back. In terms of hangover today has been ...
... ride through the jungle on the back of a pickup truck. Standing at the back of the truck, wind through your hair, and lush green mountainous scenery rushing by, you feel completely free. It's moments like those I wish I had a go pro. Upon arriving at the park we were surrounded by local children screaming "Excuse me! You buy chocolate! Okay maybe later!" Apparently they know this same phrase in German, French, Italian, and Hebrew. After we'd shaken off the lack of kids, we ...
... to see what was going on. Not far from the barricaded road was a school and in front of the school was about 50 or so men. She went to see what was going on and when she came back she told us it seemed like the villagers and the drivers (like ours) were having a pretty intense discussion about whether to open up the detour and let us go through. It seemed like the villagers weren't going to allow it. Knowing we could be here for a while longer, we got out of the minivan ...