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Ah, the dreaded border crossing. It's been a hell of a long time since I’ve had to do one of these, and on a Saturday of all days. We had a 12 hour travel day after leaving San Cristobal, to cross the border into Guatemala and head on to Panajachel on Lake Atilan. Luckily, the crossing went fairly hassle free. Aside from one of the girls having put her tourist visa card through the wash, meaning she had to pay the ...
... up to dance). Because our teachers are a little loco a huge bottle of "quetzaltekker" or "white rum" was pulled out of one of the bags and rounds of rum began and continued until we were practically forced to do the tradition mens dance (fortunately it lasted only 25 mins). The night progressed and the girls were all called upstairs for something, we thought nothing of it until we were then called up separately 10 mins later. The bride and groom were in ...
... you can see the ghost bus coming down the mountain. When it
passes the waterfall it beeps its horn!! Apparently you can get on, BUT, you
can never get off!!!
On your way into Panajachel check out the waterfall on your
right. When it rains it flows over the road.
In San Pedro you can see where the lake has risen taking
street restaurants with it. See the pics.
... Megs and I had a comp to see who could attract the most...I won that battle although that is probably saying the my feet were in a nastier shape than hers...no good.
That evening there was a communal BBQ at the hostel which we got stuck in to. It was a good hostel for getting to know others and partying. We had an early shuttle the following morning so decided not to go very hard. After dinner we were off to bed.
... heavy. It was even heavier than I was expecting. Stuie and I laughed and laughed because I couldn't even balance it for one second without holding the giant stack with my two hands. I told the woman she was amazing, she looked slightly bermused and said "it's my job". How little it fussed her blew me away. We thanked the lady and wished her well, she smiled sweetly and said "thank you for visiting Guatemala." Shortly after Stuie and I went and enjoyed some lunch. As ...