La Aldea de Halach-Huinic
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... of winding roads later, we stopped off at a roadside breakfast buffet. I'd taken some tablets and slept most of the way so I wasn't all that hungry, so I just bought a one-peso banana from a woman selling fruit on the side of the road.
After breakfast, we all started to wake up a little, and got energized for the day ahead.
That's one popular waterfall
Our lunch stop was at Agua Azul, a famous waterfall in the area. It ...
... 15 minutes for lunch. I had the meatballs and rice which was nice! Dylan had pork an rice. Got stopped for a passport check at 4pm. They only picked a few people to show their passports and a couple of ladies got off the bus. Not sure what that was about! Dylan and I got picked, but then the guy didn't actually look at our passports! We stopped for a 5 minute break at 4:40. Back on the bus and we decided to start watching "a thousand ways to die in the west" but only got part way ...
We need not have bothered with our punctuality.
The bus finally departed at 21.00 and the promised 6 hour journey was more like 7.5hours, the driver stopped for 20 minutes for some dinner while most slept so we dragged our butts through the door of the prebooked hotel at 05.00.
Strangely Ian sleeps better on a bus than ...
... take us to El Panchan. The drivers are not too friendly and I wasn’t in the mood to chit chat due to the long ride, they did however say that Hinesh’s backpack was beautiful. We get to the entrance of El Panchan and walk down the dirt road to try and find Margarita and Ed’s cabañas. El Panchan is a little village set in the jungle. There is a serenity here that is nice, if you can zone out the insects around you. The humidity is a lot higher here ...
... to overwhelm and bore you. As we left the museum, a group of people were staring up at a tree - a group of howler monkeys were fast asleep in the upper branches, no wonder we hadn't heard any over the siesta period.
It was only about 2km from the the museum to El Panchán village, so we decided to walk back down the road. It wasn't a particularly tough walk but in the heat of the afternoon, a much needed cold beer went down a treat at the end of ...