Travel Day - Lanquin to Flores, Guatemala el ocho de inero, 2017
It poured all night! It's very weird because it is not the rainy season, however this morning the roads were not a muddy mess. They are mainly rock so were very passable.
I was picked up from Viñas Hotel at 8, then waited in the town until 9 when the shuttle was full: 15 people. It was next to impossible to find proper information on the Internet about transportation from Lanquin to Flores. It is simple and hotels can also arrange it - no problem!
We stopped numerous times along the way. In a gas station, you can buy separate pills including tiamina - vitamin B1, cold relief, anti inflammatory and kidney pills ... All for pennies-
but what's up with the poles?
We stopped for gas and got "the full meal deal"-
Guards are a common site everywhere: grocery stores, banks and gas stations. They just stand around holding rifles or shotguns. I've never seen one of them have to use their weapon-