Hotel Utz Jay
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Next up Semuc Champey. Semuc Champey is famed for it's great natural limestone 300m long bridge, on top of which is a stepped series of natural pools. These pools lie above the river system and the pools are lovely and clear to swim in. The beauty of the setting and the clarity of the turquoise pools make it a worthwhile ...
... years old and still working every day. He and his son were making roof tiles and baking stones. I was the lucky volunteer who got to work with his son squishing the clay into a mold for a baking stone, getting all the bubbles out, smoothing with my hands and then with a machete. I loved the feel of the wet clay and my stone looked pretty good!
After lunch we walked through an enormous Maya market in another small town. Most of the women were ...
... took what little breath I had left away. We rested and took a bunch of pictures before working up the nerve to head down. We went down the other side and it was just as beautiful and possibly even more treacherous. We made it down safely though and had a bit of lunch before relaxing by the pools for a bit. I ended up convincing myself to jump off a cliff into the pools which was terrifying, but exhilarating. Luckily, ...
... splashes of primary colors catch the eye and aerial view of everyday scenes dominate. After going in and out of a few of these we ventured further into the non-touristy part of town.
San Juan is a Tz’tujil town, one of 21 Maya ethnic groups that dwell in Guatemala. It is well-known for its authenticity and tranquility, but there is something else that sets it apart from the other villages. Some may recall the anxiety in some parts of the ...
... and all that with the lovely screams from the second man driving with the bus driver. His job is to collect money and to make sure the bus is full to its max. Not really knowing where to go we ask this guy next to us where to wait for the bus. Luckily for us he was going the same way so we could keep an eye on his movement. Also we asked how long it would take because there where about 150 people waiting for the same bus. He said there were a lot of accidents so ...