Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort & Nature Reserve
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
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... Right by our balcony was a lime tree so we took full advantage of this ;-) The views from the balcony were breathtaking with a perfect view of the twin volcanoes.
Our time on the lake was mostly spent relaxing by the pool and enjoying the villa. We had a lovely big fully equipped kitchen so took full advantage of this by cooking 3 dinners and enjoying breakfasts and lunches out on the balcony in the sun. On two nights we headed out for dinner on ...
... owner also had a restaurant in Venezuela but they had come to Coban as this country has huge issues at the moment.
The next morning we were in the car again to Lanquin where we would park the car up and catch a pick up truck to Semuc Champey. We paid 25 quetzals each (£2) to enjoy a hair raising drive down the mountain to Semuc. At times it was very bumpy and steep so holding on tight was essential, all part of the experience :-) However, the views were spectacular ...
... to Santa Cruz de Laguna ahead of us. We managed a phone call with our host who directed us to take a Tuk Tuk to"Sandra's" a local deli store, where we could buy some food and snacks for our 2 night stay in Santa Cruz. Tuk Tuks are Q5 ($0.65) anywhere in town, and they are everywhere. Our hosts, Lee & Elaine (an ex-pat couple from CO) met us at Sandra's and drove us to the boat launch where we too a private boat taxi to their home.
Lee and Elaine have a beautiful spot ...
... their main. They did not like this. Not even one little bit. And this is where the cringe starts. The woman marched over to the poor waiter (who was, at this point, actually running between tables the poor lamb) and demanded to know where her food was. Poor stressed and slightly sweaty Spanish speaking waiter said something back to her in Spanish which only served to incense her more. She started shouting at him about him not speaking English and when he replied (in Spanish) she just ...
... the end of that day I knew for sure that my time on the road was over and I was ready to go home.
We reached El Portal 45 minutes later, checked in and got a nice room in a wooden hut right above the Cahabon River. We were very tired but before we went to bed we had something to eat. Then we stayed in the restaurant for a while, talking to fellow travelers. The power was usually supplied between 18.00 and 22.00; however, that night they gave us almost 2 extra ...