San Pedro La Laguna & Quetzeltenengo
15.04.2011 - 20.04.2011 26 °C
My last blog entry from Guatemala chicos before I move on to Mexico in the morning...
San Pedro La Laguna was brilliant! Such good fun.. and as it turns out, great for a bit of a party. We ended up frequenting a british pub quite a lot for all the food we had been craving since we left home and also for some cheap moscow mules!
In truth we didnt get up to much while we were there but it was nice to chill out a bit after moving around Guatemala so quickly. We went paragliding on Sunday which was a bit of an adventure! We first of all had to drive up A LOT of winding roads up to the Indian Nose where we were originally going to jump off but there was not enough wind. So we ended up having to sit for another 2 hours in the back of the pickup for the drive to Panajachal where we did eventually get to jump! It was terrifying, my legs turned to jelly and I didnt have the strength to run off the cliff while the wind was pulling the parachute so poor Stephen had to pull me off the edge of the cliff while I was crying! The views were amazing and I do think I would do it again.. It wouldnt be as scary now I know what to expect!
We had a very bumpy chicken bus ride to Quetzeltenengo this morning and it seems like quite a nice little city.. I was expecting it to be similar to Guatemala City but it is nothing like it! A nice central plaza and we have just been to the market.. Judging from the looks we have just received I dont think gringos normally venture out to this market.
We are heading up to the Mexican border tomorrow where we will be sitting still for a few days and waiting out the mayhem of semana santa. I am excited about Mexico and it finally means we can get our tourist cards for Cuba and get our flights booked!