Travel Blogs from Rio Dulce, Guatemala

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Long Time No Write, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Long Time No Write

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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... (one of which appeared to be dead, some algae-covered humping turtles, more hot springs, and 4 days later we are back in Rio Dulce getting laundry done. It is strange to feel dizzy on land and right on the boat... Overall, the boat was not what ...

Coffee Fincas, River Caves and Carribean beats, Poptun, Rio Dulce and Livingston, Guatemala travel blog

Coffee Fincas, River Caves and Carribean beats

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... as we got off the bus we found refuge in a riverside restaurant. Lago Ixobel is the largest lake in Guatemala which feeds the river (Rio Dulce meaning Sweet River) that meanders through narrow gorges and eventually out into the Caribbean Sea. The town of ...

A quick explanation..., Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

A quick explanation...

A travel blog entry by andrewandjacque

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Hello everyone. Because of a number of factors, none bad, we haven't made an entry in a while, and unfortunatly, we can't make one now either because we are going sailing for a few days. Hang in there for about five more days and we will get caught up. ...

Episode 19:  Casa Guatemala Orphanage, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Episode 19: Casa Guatemala Orphanage

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... to donate $500 dollars of supplies and gifts to Casa Guatemala, an orphanage a few kilometers away from the small river town of Rio Dulce.  I was informed that I was the tour leader that would pass through the area next and if I would wisely purchase ...

Finca Tatin was Awesome, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Finca Tatin was Awesome

A travel blog entry by muddyfeet

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... of an eco-lodge type place called Finca Tatin www.fincatatin.centramerica.com .  Finca Tatin is set on an inlet of the Rio Dulce.  Hammocks abound, fabulous food and absolute tranquility.  This was the first time I got into a bathing suite ...

Will I see the Rhincodon typus?, Rio Dulce (on our way to Utila (Bay Islands)), Guatemala travel blog

Will I see the Rhincodon typus?

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... . November and December are supposed to be the wettest months here at the Bay Islands, but so far I have seen nothing but sun and Cuba Libre for two days. Lets hope it continues. I'm ahead of me here, this entry is actually from Rio Dulce, ...

Remember to ask if the Hotel has running water, Rio Dulce Guatemala, Guatemala travel blog

Remember to ask if the Hotel has running water

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... process the bikes into Guatemala. They had some nice Mayan style statues at the border too. It was an easy ride through Guatemala to Rio Dulce, where, just across the bridge, we found an apartment type of hotel. It looked halfway decent, so I pulled ...

Paid to Play Episode 7:  Down the Rio Dulce, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Paid to Play Episode 7: Down the Rio Dulce

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Paid to Play Episode 7:  the one about the cool trip down the Rio Dulce river to Livingston and Guatemala's little known Caribbean coast. Guatemala isn't well known for it's Caribbean coast.  The city of Livingston is at best a rather ...

Eastern Guatemala, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Eastern Guatemala

A travel blog entry by greg-adrienne

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... places remind us of Jamaica (the little we saw of it when we weren´t barricaded in our room because of the hurricane). After Rio Dulce, we continued south on to Honduras. Overall we really liked what we saw of Guatemala. Life here feels calmer, more ...

Sweet river, hot waterfalls, and a cool lodge, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Sweet river, hot waterfalls, and a cool lodge

A travel blog entry by casey_matt

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... scenic stops that constituted the "tour" along the way. A couple of hours after we started, we arrived in the town of Rio Dulce, a congested, non-aesthetic place, very different from what we were expecting. We grabbed lunch at a cheap comedor, ran ...

On Our Way, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

On Our Way

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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Leaving Lanquin, we opted for the most direct route to Rio Dulce.  The public transport option is a rather roundabout trip, heading quite a ways west in order to go east.  The alternative was a private shuttle, directly there in less than half ...

Oh my god not a road surely?, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Oh my god not a road surely?

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... hosts managed to arrange a lift for us to Rio Dulce, which made things so easy for us!! Said our goodbyes and headed to Rio Dulce...in a posh little launcha. Was another lovely journey...the river opens right out and is 5km across at the widest point, it ...

Coban,  Lanquin/Semuc Champay, Tikal, Rio Dulce,, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Coban, Lanquin/Semuc Champay, Tikal, Rio Dulce,

A travel blog entry by dolphintherapy

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... birds. We even saw a family of monkeys playing in a tree above our heads. It was an another incredible day. Yesterday we headed for Rio Dulce. We were lucky enough to get on a direct shuttle which only took about 4 hours. We are staying at a Hotel ...

Lago de Izabal, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Lago de Izabal

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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Moving on, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by tipep

We arrived in Rio Dulce by boat from Livingston...a 2 hour journey mostly in the rain. There´s really no point in spending any time here so we´re having lunch and moving on, heading north towards ...

Mayan Ruins, Rio Dulces and 9mm Berettas, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Mayan Ruins, Rio Dulces and 9mm Berettas

A travel blog entry by martinmcnally

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... growl of a lion than a howl!) and Toucans calling to each other. On leaving Flores, I headed back South with Chad to Rio Dulce (literally meaning 'Sweet River') and immediately was taken back by the beauty of the place. I got a job volunteering at the ...

First stop... Rio Dulce (12-14 Dec), Rio Dulce, Izabal, Guatemala travel blog

First stop... Rio Dulce (12-14 Dec)

A travel blog entry by solteron

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... . He waits patiently while we discuss our options. We decide to try a place on the river called "Bruno's". Sidebar: Bruno's Rio Dulce, because it's a short sail from the southern Carribean islands, is a place where a lot of 'yachties' (yacht ...

Sweet River, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Sweet River

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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Staying in the town of Rio Dulce, on the river of the same name, for one night I was underwhelmed based on the glowing reviews I had gotten from other travelers. It wasn't a bad town, but I found no great point of interest or redeeming quality other than ...

Rio dulce, Rio dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Rio dulce

A travel blog entry by lesondupeuple

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ca y est on a enfin reussi á partir d'utila on est arrivé a rio dulce au guatemala. voici les dernieres photos d'utila, et peut etre les dernieres du voyage car l'appareil photo a rendu l'ame, je vais voir si je peux en trouver un autre, mais c pas ...

Jungle River, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Jungle River

A travel blog entry by jusnow

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... been comfortable.  We left Texan Bay Wednesday morning to head for the town of Fronteras where most cruisers spend their time on Rio Dulce.  We found a nice marina at Bruno's from which we could walk into town.  No other marina was that ...

the pictures get worse a the trip comes to an end, Rio dulce, Guatemala travel blog

the pictures get worse a the trip comes to an end

A travel blog entry by chuckieduckie

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being the last few days of my travels.. i splurged on a private boat around the lake. wooo fun! cept.. not as exciting as i hoped for, wanting to see cayman and tucans.. but it was relaxing non the less..  finally a comp where i can upload pics. ...

oh my stummy, Rio dulce, Guatemala travel blog

oh my stummy

A travel blog entry by chuckieduckie

after a pleasant evening of dinner and hanging out with a new friend from the states.. i wasn´t feeling so great and decided to opt out of the town hall dance party (which looked REALLY lame anyway) and the tamales dinner at oscars place and just ...

Jun 07, 2013, Rio Dulce, United States travel blog

Jun 07, 2013

A travel blog entry by outram

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Rio Dulce - Banos Termales, Rio Dulce, United States travel blog

Rio Dulce - Banos Termales

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... to the cafe owned by the Australian dude at Skybar called Yax-Ha. 2 pancakes later, still hungover.... 4hr bumpy van journey to Rio Dulce - optional activity for the day Hot Springs! Saw lots of auto hotels - apparently garages where people park and have ...

Up the Rio Dulce river to Honduras, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Up the Rio Dulce river to Honduras

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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... our rooms from now on!!! Kerry decided that she needed to take control again and got us both up at 7am to catch a boat up the Rio Dulce river. Unfortunately the first boat doesn't leave until 9am though so between us things didn't run too smoothly ...

Guatemala, Rio dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Guatemala

A travel blog entry by natwatkins

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... city family. He choose to turn his back on his family (and their wealth) and now runs a moorings/bar/accomodation on the Rio Dulce in northern Guatamala. saying this, compared to his neighbors, he is still very rich. He spoke of his childhood and it ...

Tikal and then banana wigs in Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Tikal and then banana wigs in Livingston

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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... vertigo, so that gives a sense of the scale of the structures. Rio Dulce Our next stop was another jungle lodge on the Rio Dulce. The place we stayed had a fantastic pool with two elevated spa pools with water that ran down into the main ...

Journeying down the sweet river, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Journeying down the sweet river

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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We managed to find a non-chicken bus to take us south to Rio Dulce, after deciding to give more expensive Belize a skip. It was really cool and our thatched hostel was tucked amongst the jungle on the edge of the huge river and only accessible by boat. ...

Boating on Guatemala´s largest lake, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Boating on Guatemala´s largest lake

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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Spent 3 days over Easter beside the largest lake in the region. Hoards of locals arrived by the truck load to camp and party in the streets and swim in the lake. Who can blame them, it´s 38 degrees and very humid! We ventured downstream to the ...

Kayaks and Howler Monkeys, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Kayaks and Howler Monkeys

A travel blog entry by brianandclaire

Our next stop in Guatemala was Rio Dulce one of my favorite places in Guatemala. We made our way down to Rio Dulce which took about 5 hours on the bus we were still using our private transport and with so many of us it was working out the same price as ...

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