Hotel Utz Jay
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... 8217;s highlights since we will be returning there tomorrow and will have a better opportunity to experience this amazing city over the next couple days.
We've been to so many amazing places and we're not even halfway through the trip; I just hope we can maintain our sense of wonder in each new destination, and that the places don't all run together in our heads. I suppose that's what this blog is for; it will be a great souvenir of our whirlwind trip! ...
... to cheer with everyone of the wolfpack. At the end we got to jump off the bridge, which was around 8m high and I really wished they had told us before and not after we jumped that there were rocks under the water on the left side. For luck nobody got injured. Semuc was a great adventure you probably could not do anywhere else in the world, at least not in the western world as there was a million safety issues that would cause some headaches in Germany or Australia. ...
... out of the lake region that included multiple switchbacks and oncoming cement trucks. Once he cleared all of that, though, didn't mean it was easy going. While enjoying a lovely country road toward our new destination of Antigua, we came to a section of road that was washed away. I've come to learn that my GoPro camera has predictive abilities - it knows exactly when really ...
... Eventually, after bouncing round the uneven cobbled streets for 75 minutes, we were leaving Antigua behind and heading north towards Semuc Champey.
The van was a bit smaller than we had been in previously but still had a bit of room and comfortable enough for the 7 hour journey to Lanquin. The last 10km into Lanquin were a bit slow on the unsealed road and the final 10km to Semuc was even slower. We had to change to a 4WD truck ...
... place was absolutely gorgeous as you can see from the photos. It's amazing how one such place has formed to become to be so unique, so serine, so incredible, and so beautiful. We were lucky enough to spend 3 afternoons at the park, every time finding a new place to relax in.
We stayed just long enough for another volunteer to take our place. And after three weeks of being cut off from the outside world, it was certainly time to move on. Next stop: Lake ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking