The drive to the coast really was something else. Yet again, we put the Yoda Van to the test and he got us where we needed to go. As soon as we had descended from the highlands it became hot and humid again. After all our complaining about the humidity in Mexico, some warmth was a welcome change after the cool nights in Xela. This country feels so different with the warm humid air blowing in through the windows of the car. And sitting along side the ocean side under a palapa drinking sodas out of thick glass bottles is an amazing experience. Those are the moments when I know this trip was worthwhile. [read on]
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Despite being in the same city for over 2 weeks, every day is filled with amazement, new experiences and new things to see.
Saturday was our last day in Xela and we decided to join some of the teachers, Paul and Bonnie (the 2 nurses) and their daughter Mary and drive down to the coast. There was a water park and an amusement park and we wanted to spend the day there and then continue on to the coast and spend the night.
Inspired by the public transportation in Guatemala, I was confident, that 8 or 9 people in the Yoda Van shouldn’t be a problem and I offered to drive them. [read on]