Vecchia Toscana Resort
Travel Blogs from Livingston
... climbing behind waterfalls and jumping off rocks into pools (although I was the first person to do this and hit a rock with my leg so advised against anyone else doing it. From then on I would be cautious of the guide’s advice).
After exiting the caves we got the chance to try out a rope swing into the river. One guy fell backwards off the seat and hurt himself pretty badly so when it was my turn I over-compensated to ...
... smaller one in Cuba). But kayaking in a 2 person kayak for 3h on still water really broke my back.
Next stop is Livingston, a largely Garífuna town and only attainable by boat in Bahía de Amatique. The Garífuna people are descendants of Africans brought to the New World as slaves by England. They trace their roots back to the Honduran island of Roatán, where they were forcely settled by the British after the Garífuna revolt on ...
... to the back. There were four seats in the car, three of which were taken, which meant three of us were in the trailer. Nothing comfy or shuttle bus about it. I pulled the long straw and got the seat inside the car. It was raining and the other three were sitting on top of bags of fruit and veg. I started chatting to the people in the car and found out that the ride was not 1-2 hours but 5-6 hours. So, racked with guilt, I took the first opportunity and swapped seats with Robyn. She ...
... it next time. But he just won’t go away. So Michael goes into his wallet and gives him 5 Quetzals just to shut him up, and he actually said “that’s not enough, you said you would give me 40 pesos, that should be 15 quetzals”. That got the boys angry haha since we were giving him money for no reason and he was acting like we’ve scammed him, so they ended up telling him to go away (not so politely). So far he has left us alone since then.
We had ...
... later (Guatemalans are metric) was not quite the same.
The bus slowed down as it approached a sign saying "Lanquin 11". Excellent, I thought, we're on the home straight. It was over an hour however before I reached my hostel. The 'road' was a cut out trail through the forest. We submitted to the driver knowing best, although at times he was often a touch cavalier with the accelerator pedal. On several ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility