La Lancha Lodge
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... of directing us straight to the most famous temples, our guide detoured through the residential areas of Complejo Q and R situated to the north of the Grand Plaza. From the top of one of the temples we watched a group of spider monkeys in search of food whilst taking in our first glimpses of the famous Temple I (Temple of the Great Jaguar) in the background. In the distance we could hear the deafening sound of a family of howler monkeys so opted to follow the sound enroute to the ...
... There we met some really cool Canadians and talked with them for at least 20 min just standing in the small convenient store. I think the store owner was annoyed but we didn't care because we were having such a good conversation! They told us that they were staying in hammocks for 25Qs a night which is like 4 dollars. That's super sweet! After that chat we exchanged names and went back to the hotel. We packed up and called it a night, can't wait for our long bus ride tomorrow. ...
... with 4 tall pyramid shaped Mayan temples and 1 more temple, the highest one, behind these. We climbed this temple which was hard going in the heat but well worth it for the breathtaking views up top. The trails walking around the ruins were nice with monkeys jumping from tree to tree over us.
Overall a very enjoyable day trip but a tad pricey at £15 per person. Still definitely worth the money! The pictures show it all, enjoy!
... The bus trip north takes about eight hours (so a LA 9+), the same as from Antigua to Lanquin but is nearly half the price. Indeed a shuttle from here to Antigua is also half the price, showing up Antigua as the little hustling price fixing place it is.
The shuttle was with the same company I came in with, and we didn't get off to a great start as the bus struggled to get up a hill. We all had to jump off as he made multiple attempts, whilst ...
... and walking along. . We parked quite a way off, passing through a street that was at the end of the 5 hour procession where people were creating the street art. When we caught up with the procession it was at the rear. We walked through thick crowds so that we could get to the beginning of the march. It was an amazing experience and well worth the hunt. On our way back to the bus we passed through the ...