Hotel Rios Tropicales
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Our room was lovely, very hot, but we still really enjoyed our stay. I think rooms on the first floor were a little cooler. The onsite cafe served lovely drinks and the communal courtyard was sweet
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So after Hopkins we did a load more public busing down to Punta Gorda.
So that we could cross the border back into Guatemala via a boat across the Caribbean, and then onto Livingstone.
Customs was easy enough, not much to it as per usual. However, after all our time struggling with spanish around central america I found …
... a chair to get around, turns out she actually had the other foot, she just had it strapped so you couldn't make it out, and had a leg on the chair she was using to get around cut to make it appear she was moving with a limp. We had lunch at a place called 'Happy Fish' which was a place that, a local group came and played some music for us, and Sabrina ended up getting pulled up to dance with one of the band members. After lunch it was off back to the hotel to relax an do whatever ...
... change, the search for a better life would be an uphill battle. Due to lack of identification and/or criminal records making it next to impossible for many people on the streets to get a job. Without a job, a life on the streets, as a beggar or thief, is inevitable. This is a harsh and heartbreaking reality.
Also, as we tried to befriend youth and children living on the streets it was hard not to notice them frequently sniffing glue ...
... window to take photos with no glass plus it allowed that fresh air in. Really wonderful.
Passed plantations, many pineapple, banana and coconut ...
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Up early at at the border by 08-00 and there were hardly any other vehicles. I didn't know what everyone does there but there are hundreds of people swarming about and, as I expected, many approached me from some way out right up to the "official" area. There were a dozen around me yapping away so I just shut my eyes and faced the tank to let them run out of breath. When it was quiet I looked up and half of ...