I wake up just a few minutes before 6 am at sunrise, so why not watch it? Unfortunately, the numerous trees on the yard prevent a clear view. Yet, I get to see some sheep that kinda took a wrong turn and walked off into the bungalow-area. As I walk to the pool I get to see 2 large iguanas sunbathing there. Then, I notice a tarantula that has fallen into the water. Though the animal seems to be quite soaked (and probably can no longer shoot its stinging hairs) it certainly is also quite irritated – no way I’ll get the spider out there with my hand . I head back to the bungalow and unintentionally wake up Ena while looking for my GoPro stick I usually use while scuba diving.
Seems that apart of attaching your camera to it you can also use it to rescue spiders out of pools. Still kinda dazed, it crawls into the bushes. Since we still feel a little sleepy, we decide to return to bed. Yet, the animals in this area seem to be wide awake now: A little later, we hear some howler monkey that starts the Ruben-Goldberg-machine of animal noises: A few dogs start barking, roosters make also some noise and some cows and a donkey react to that, the birds at the courtyard panic – everything somehow starts escalating… Until everyone finally calms down. We sure are not that far from the jungle it seems.
Eventually, we get up and have a huge breakfast later. We have a short swim in the pool afterwards before we get picked up by a minibus at 12 o’clock. Our plan for today is to visit the two waterfalls Misol Ha and Agua Azul and then switch to a larger bus to get to San Cristobal de las Casas. Our backpacks get strapped to the top of the bus with a rope, along with a plastic bag I stuffed my laundry into. All the folks o