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... Reserve are only accessible by riverboat, since no roads go there. We cruised about a half hour down the river, Mexico on one side of us, Guatemala on the other. (Some enterprising kids at the entrance were selling sharply marked up Guatemalan currency as a souvenir.)
We docked at the site entrance and disembarked, and our by-now-clearly-not-a-guide told us to return in two hours. So we set off to see some cool stuff. Luckily, for once ...
... way back to Chan Kah for some well deserved rest time or rather make that cocktail time and swim time!
We really enjoy our moments of relaxation as there have been so few.
Far too soon it is time to get ready for dinner and inspection at Villa Mercedes.
Upon returning to Chan-Kah we have a bit of a farewell drink for Lillian who leaves us in the morning. This group is really fantastic and we enjoy sitting around laughing and joking again.
... fall asleep. First stop is breakfast in the town of Ocosingo. Another two hours, including three vomit stops, we arrive at Agua Azul. You can swim in a few of the pools of this brilliantly blue set of falls - the water is cool and full of calcium. The waterfall is the only part of the river open to tourism after local communities refused to open up due to the religious nature of the waters.
Next we stop at ...
... dinner around 8pm at Don Muchos. Again service is pretty **** but we endure it for the fire show. The first band was some kind of rock duo with bongo drums. We couldn’t make out if the signer was singing English or Spanish. The next band was I guess the best way to describe it was new age or folk. In essence, lots of noises from various instruments from ukulele, bongo drums, wind chimes, the jaguar toy from the ruins, guitars, maracas, whistles. The funny thing ...
... warm and humid .The walk was lovely and we were the only people ( silly enough?) to walk the uphill trip to the ruins. As we walked up and up numerous vans and even big full sized tour busses passed us putting paid to the plan to get there before everyone else haha. No matter it was good exercise and we were needing to get active. Arriving we ned the throngs entering and realised that Sunday is free entry to historic sites for Mexcian nationals which may ...