Posada de Carlos V
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Free parking
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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 ...
... and had to move immediately upon finding bed bugs. After that, I ate dinner at an Italian place with two interesting girls who needed a place to sit. Molly is from the states and has been traveling for 11 years all over the world and Priscilla is from Costa Rica. They were nice, but it was a little strange. I spent the rest of the night uploading all my journal entries online and writing the last few entries. ...
... like that our minivan stopped and we were swarmed by a couple dozen people who were there to either offer us accommodations or transport us to our final destination, Semuc Champey, which was still nearly an hour away.
We did have the company who sold us our bus ticket arrange a hostel for us, so somehow we found someone from that hostel who quickly loaded us in the back of a 4 X 4 that would take us to Semuc Champey. Our luggage was thrown in the back and ...
... ends, the dirt road continues to the small town of Lanquin, where we climbed into the back of a pickup that could take the steeper single lane roads down to the river. Margaret and I started off the day with a hike to a viewpoint above the pools. It was steep, but not very far. After the hike, the pools beckoned. The photos will explain the ...
... not many Guatemalans have facebooks. There was actually a commercial for Facebook being advertised on Guatemalan tv.
USA: In the US, there isn't a need for facebook to be advertised. One is socially excluded without a facebook account.
Guatemala: The dress is conservative. The people don't ask for much, neither want much. They are content.
USA: Everything is flashy. ...