Posada El Delfin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
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After arriving in Lanquin we were ushered into a bakkie (truck) with bars around to do the 10km trek to Utopia our hostel for the next 4 days. An hour later we arrived at a really cool lodge on the river. We were shown our room, a coffee cabana and told where the shared bathrooms and toilets were. Utopia was really cool. A place I could probably get very ...
... with the owner of the bar, we went to the bat caves. On the way we got stopped by a truck that had lost its load, so we jumped out and helped them pack it back up before continuing on. The caves were cool, but very dirty so rather disappointing, not to mention extremely slippery. I actually fell at one point, just on a knee, but it was like ice skating. It was definitely really cool to watch the bats flying out of the cave. I'll forever ...
... from Mayans, Garifunas and lost expats. The town is unconnected to the rest of the country via road with the river and ocean the only means of transport which makes for an interesting mix of river people. We had a quiet afternoon at a cafe on the ocean planning the next couple of weeks with a hot chocolate and cup of tea. Due to rough weather the Caribbean did not look its usual crystal clear. The waves were washing up on the beach in a muddy mess and the Guatemalans seem to dump ...
... jumping off into the water. I was happy to be a spectator, comfortable sitting and sipping a local cerveza.
After a short nap, we joined a tour group from our hostel to go tubing in the same fast moving river we were watching from above earlier. I was a little nervous since it was moving so quickly, but we got into the cold water anyway. There were a few times in our short tubing experience where I got quite nervous because there were small rapid like parts that everyone ...
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