Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort & Nature Reserve
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Concierge desk
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... for an hour or so until our shuttle (a minibus that isn't quite as full as a collectivo) departs for Lanquin. We have a drink and have a chat with a Dutch lady that is travelling in our direction. A guy walks into the bar and says (good start to a joke) that the shuttle is departing (bad end to a joke) so six of us bundle in to the shuttle, a good number, not too much of a squeeze. We had been told the journey would take about 5 hours but after ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... I walked past an older local man who looked unbelievably grumpy. So I said hola to him. And he gave me a lovely wide grin and returned the sentiment. I think that was my favourite thing about the people in Central America. Not all of the people, but a lot of them, have resting ***** face. I mean, they look seriously annoyed. But then you speak to them and their faces just light up! They have wonderful smiles without fail. And they are wonderful people to go with it. I saw that man ...
... fact that the whole trip would be a bit longer, however, we made sure that we wonīt have to pay more. That was the deal for us! The next morning they arrived with more than a one-hour delay and werenīt ashamed about asking us for more money. We categorically refused to pay the requested amount and told them to give us our money back. Finally the girl working at the hotelīs reception said that she was going to pay Q100 on behalf of us. We honestly think that she just played ...