Hotel Mayan Palace II
Travel Blogs from Panajachel
... as it was so cheap and we booked to go there the next night too. This day was certainly a very memorable 34th birthday! We had another early start the next day for a 2.5 hour journey north to Candelaria Caves (the biggest, most impressive caves in Central America apparently though not many tourists go there). We had booked a private tour again but the driver brought his wife and 5 year old son Christian along too. It wasn't a problem but again they didn't speak ...
... the river, up and down the hills. A smell of fire is in the air. Local farmers regularly burn the fields to start a new crop. The landscape is beautiful and the atmosphere is so peaceful.
Today is an intensive Spanish lesson for me. The Spanish couple is nice with me, and tell me I have a good vocabulary but of course need practice.
We reach the entrance of semuc champey. After mulling a bit about going to the caves, we decide to ...
... We settled in for a good nights sleep. As we were lying there just about spooning one another we could just bout feel our room shaking from the bass of the concert a few blocks away, doof, doof, doof into the night. The night keepers door bell above our door was dinging all night and I had to get up every 35 seconds to use the bathroom as I was still sick, thank god for the convenience of staying on the bathroom block. It was an awful sleep for both ...
... of them was quite comforting on a cool evening, especially after a long day of travel. Getting up before dawn to catch a flight back to the haze and pollution of Guatemala City, followed by a four-hour bus ride through bumpy and windy roads to Panajachel ... it was nice to tuck into a big, hearty dinner.
Pana, as it's known to tourists, has its fair share of detractors, being an overgrown tourist town overrun with ...
... surrounding us on all sides and we were just in this beautiful water. There are sixteen pools in total and six that are good for swimming in. So we went from one pool to the next by sliding down the little waterfalls that carry the flow of water. It was so much fun. One of the waterfalls was a bit bigger than the others and the rocks are bumpy, so we were trying to go down slowly. Michael lost his footing and was carried down with the water all in one and plopped into the water. It ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking