Posada de los Volcanes
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Apparently, after the mom gave birth to twins (the other twin is on her back) on 12/5/14, the dad decided he was bored with the kids and left to be with another woman. Leaving this family without any means of support. It will be tough for the mom to find work because of the infants and I'm concerned that the girl, Jessica, will be forced to quit school and go to work to help her ...
We were a little sad to leave Flores as we boarded the shuttle bus on our way to Semuc Champey. We had 8 hours travel ahead of us and would have much rather been out and about doing stuff. But, hey the next part of our journey awaited us.
Semuc Champey is pure natural beauty and you can only get to Lanquin and Semuc Champy ...
... meat. The remainder of the morning was beautiful in its simplicity. I sewed my bag finally while listening to good music, watching Lukas and Jeff play with the boys of the hostel and being surrounded by pure beauty. I suddenly realized in that moment, with the sun shining and laughter in the air, that this is exactly what life is about. Traveling to obscure places, experiencing new cultures, reveling in intangible and non superficial delights, ...
... around at the lookout admitting the view below for a while, we decided to head down to the pools.
We prepared with sunscreen and bug spray and walked on the narrow, wet, slippery rocks at the edge of one of the pools. I enjoyed the refreshing water on my feet and the views from all sides, while Jason went for a quick swim in one of the pools. Many people tend to start at the highest tiered pool and swim, jump, and climb down to the pools below. After his brief dip in one ...
... went back up the hill to Semuc Champey, which is basically a natural, Guatemalan equivalent of Wet and Wild, for some candlelit caving, complete with daredevil cliff jumps, which I am proud to say Megan did; more rope swing action, which involved me perfectly executing a 3m belly flop; a 10m bridge jump, which, seeing the state of the bridge, we were quite glad just to be off the bloody thing!; a 25 minute hike to view the beautiful pools of Semuc Champey, and a ...