Travel Blogs from Coban, Guatemala

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On the road again..., Coban, Guatemala travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... Lago Atitlan, I have now decided to check out some interesting caves and rivers in the northern part of Guatemala first.  So here I am in Coban...but I get ahead of myself.  Some snapshots of my journey so far... TRAVEL VOUCHERS!  ...

Bats, Bugs and Bone Shaking Chicken Buses, Coban, Semuc Champey, Lanquin and Beyond, Guatemala travel blog

Bats, Bugs and Bone Shaking Chicken Buses

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... highlands and our destination for the day, Coban. Its amazing how quckly and drastically the landscape changes in Guatemala, it always suprises you. Coban is a quiet little town, perched on a long thin plateau, which means the streets either side are ...

Near Perfect ?, Semuc Champey, Guatemala travel blog

Near Perfect ?

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... want to visit again unless I have a fire arm!!! The next bus journey was more relaxed on a large bus up to Coban in the middle of Guatemala. The country has the most amazing landscape of rolling jungle hills with large birds of prey circling in the hot ...

Rainforest Paridise, Coban and Semuc Champey, Guatemala travel blog

Rainforest Paridise

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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... give us and after his advise we did not go the Biotopo instead we walked around a national park right here in Coban. Victoria National park is a small reserve with kilometers of trails, they accomplish this by unnecessarily winding the trails around and ...

The nitty gritty Guatemalan life, Chicacnab and Coban, Guatemala travel blog

The nitty gritty Guatemalan life

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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... how lives can be led so differently in such close proximity, contrasting the lifestyle just a couple hours drive away in Coban or other parts of Guatemala. Matt and I both came to the conclusion that while we felt fine for a short period time, we could ...

Oot in the sticks in Guatemally, Atitlan, Semuc Champey, Ixil, Chichi, Guatemala travel blog

Oot in the sticks in Guatemally

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... it by now what wi having me as the owners! So from Coban, caught another couple of teeth shattering pickups to Semuc Champey. Guatemala really could rewrite the 7 wonders of the world with these places. It was formed over 1000's of years to make a ...

Spanish School, Part 1:  Coban, Guatemala, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Spanish School, Part 1: Coban, Guatemala

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... country so green as Guatemala.  Not in the sense of cleaness, but the green vegitation.  We arrived in Coban, Guatemala early Friday afternoon.  We left Huehuetenango early Friday morning (24th) the bus traveled first ...

Reveleries in amazing Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

Reveleries in amazing Antigua

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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Alrightio folkios, Got married the other day in a traditional Guatemalan wedding, kitted out with full indigenous dress and peasants straw hat. My Dutch mother clucked over me while my American wife swooned. My mistress in the corner however was ...

Gastrointestinalmalfunctionitis, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Gastrointestinalmalfunctionitis

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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After 9 hours of travel on 2 luxury buses (no chickens allowed) we arrived in fair Coban. For the 2 days we stayed, we never ate in a restaurant that had other diners. Perhaps this was due to quality of the restaurant food that sent Woody into a 5 day ...

On the road again, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

... do in the town itself but we just had to spend the night there as a stepping stone to Lanquin. We definitely felt a lot more comfortable travelling around Guatemala after our three weeks of Spanish lessons compared to when we first arrived in the ...

Coban Tacos and Coffee, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Coban Tacos and Coffee

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

We got the chicken bus to Guatemala City, a crazy taxi across the City to the bus terminal for the onward bus... and arrived in Coban. The taxi across the city wasnt much different to any taxi ride in a latin american capital... we bartered the price, ...

End of trip, Antigua, Guatemala travel blog

End of trip

A travel blog entry by nossnarog

... nice meal tonight, do some more sightseeing tomorrow morning, and at 12.30, my parents will take an airport shuttle up to Guatemala Airport, and I will go back to Lago Atitlan. I have decided to study Wednesday to Saturday, and next week, I will travel ...

Longest Bus Ride Ever!, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Longest Bus Ride Ever!

A travel blog entry by cajunkayak

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... road at "Café D'Asuno". It still intrigues me so much to know that I am in the middle of a month long tour of Guatemala and in just 2 weeks I and keep running into other backpackers and/or students whom I've previously met who happen to be on the ...

Idylic Hotel by a river in Lanquin, El Retiro, Lanquin, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Idylic Hotel by a river in Lanquin

A travel blog entry by dan_gee

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Well here I am sat in the middle of nowhere in a gorgeous hotel called El Retiro in Lanquin near Coban in Guatemala on the internet. Nuts huh? well its really beautiful here, everythings green and jungle like the hotel's rooms are all like thatched cabins ...

Things in San Pedro are coming to an end, San Pedro, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala travel blog

Things in San Pedro are coming to an end

A travel blog entry by nossnarog

... , paintings, drawings etc, and he´s pretty good, I think. He showed me all his art - he has an exhibition coming up in Guatemala City. Then, we again visited the grandparents, this time to take some photos that they want me to send to them. We also went ...

Same Price, Better EVERYTHING!, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Same Price, Better EVERYTHING!

A travel blog entry by jhenley87

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... it tasted good to me.  We bought some beans for a lucky few at home and headed back out to the streets.  Coban itself is, delicately put, a dump.  The coffee plantation was a beautiful Eden of 25,000 flowering plants.  If they turned ...

Coban, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Coban

A travel blog entry by wolfeac

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... check everyday, just as you check your facebook, hoping for any kind of news from us! Anyway, this Domingo finds us in Coban, Guatemala.  The last entry, I believe, was done while we were still in Belize.  Oh, how much has happened ...

Mom and dad in Guate, Coban, Uspantan, Quiche and ChiChi, Guatemala travel blog

Mom and dad in Guate

A travel blog entry by nossnarog

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... . We also spent an afternoon in Coban....so this morning, we headed out at 5.45 a.m. to take the less travelled route from Coban, west to Uspentan, Sacapulas and down to Quiche. People had told me that the road was bad....but not HOW bad....for those of ...

Scenic Ride, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Scenic Ride

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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The trip east to Coban occurred through a series of crowded minibuses draped with stunning mountain vista scenery at varying speeds, occasionally coming to a complete stop while half a dozen excavators reshaped the mountainside dirt road ...

From Antigua to Coban, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

From Antigua to Coban

A travel blog entry by dolphintherapy

... some fresh chocolate covered macadamias (of course!). Later that day, we went to one of the most famous churches in Guatemala, and unfortunately I don´t remember the name right now...but it was absolutely beautiful! Most of the places to see in Antigua ...

back in the mountains, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

back in the mountains

A travel blog entry by jeydoublesyou

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... dome. There was one reason from coming here and that was to see Semuc Champy. Some say the most beautiful spot in Guatemala. Semuc is amazing, a place where the raging river drops through a hole in the surface and runs through a 300m long underground ...

San Pedro, San Pedro, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala travel blog

San Pedro

A travel blog entry by nossnarog

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Hi there Here are some photos from out trip, that is coming to an end. We are currently in San Pedro, Lago Atitlan, and have visitied several villages around the lake, and also visited with "my" family here in San Pedro.... Enjoy, we are going to ...

Coban and Semuc-Champey, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Coban and Semuc-Champey

A travel blog entry by delandems

... cables, laziness...)Yeah I know, we dont actually have a real excuse! Ill start with this entry on Semuc-Champey in Guatemala.This is a beautiful area in the mountains that is becoming really popular with eco-tourists and backpackers. We sat through 3 ...

Bus to Coban, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Bus to Coban

A travel blog entry by chris74

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detour, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

detour

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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chichen bus adventures detour through rio dulce onto coban in tiny lil mini vans with 30 plus people piled into ...

A Disappointing Town, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

A Disappointing Town

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

... market was poor. It's the major transport hub for the region, with frequent transport heading north to Flores and Tikal, south to Guatemala and Antigua or west towards Uspantan and Nebaj. Had I arrived earlier in the day I would have taken the first ride ...

Travel to Cobán, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Travel to Cobán

A travel blog entry by lpringle

Today I got up early and met Ali in the central plaza to get a taxi out the bus station where we caught a chicken bus to Guatemala City. Unfortunately this dropped us on the edge of the road outside the city and no one was very helpful as to how we should ...

Semuc Champey, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by nossnarog

Wow....what an eventful couple of days...I this will unfortunately have to be a short entry. I got over my sickness in Coban, and headed out to Lanquin, about 2 hours east of Coban. What a beautiful trip, thru immensly thick jungles, hills, very very ...

Fear and trepidation..., Coban, Guatemala travel blog

Fear and trepidation...

A travel blog entry by sainty1

... next bus up to the smaller city of Coban. The bus journey snakes through the mountains and you realise that Guatemala is a beautiful country. You pass through little mountain villages with hoards of colourfully dressed women and children ...

It's a long way to Coban, Coban, Guatemala travel blog

It's a long way to Coban

A travel blog entry by pavel.jares

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Ahojky z Flores jsme vyrazili na dlouhou ale velmi prekrasnou cestu smer na jih do mesta Coban a odtud pak do vesnicky Lanquin. Behem cesty jsem jel se svymi starymi znamymi Australany a k tomu jsem potkal Francouze Lorenta a Svycarku Veru puvodem ze ...

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