Travel Blogs from San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala

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Lago Atitlan, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Lago Atitlan

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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borders can suck, Who knows???!!!, Guatemala travel blog

borders can suck

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... , "look is their a problem or can i have my passport back?"...never a fun experience... both got quite a bit of sleep on our 16 hour bus trip, got off the express bus in Pachutla, took a collectivo to San Agustinillo and finally we were at the ...

Everybody smiles in ..., San Marcos la Laguna, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala travel blog

Everybody smiles in ...

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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I quickly moved to San Marcos la Laguna, also at lago Atitlan but with a completely different feel to it. It is divided in two parts by the road around the lake, the hostels, restaurants and meditation centers, in short the tourist area is located below ...

San Marcos la Laguna - Spiritual Heaven, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos la Laguna - Spiritual Heaven

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Where is the light? Everything, all light, exist inside of ourselves.  All we need is there!  The unity is there.  The outside world is there to help us find that, through it's elements and their ...

Learning to Moon, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Learning to Moon

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... last night of hedonism in San Pedro, Dee bid farewell to Mr Lee and crossed the lake to the hippie haven that is San Marcos.  Why am I here again? Primarily to learn a few meditation techniques. Solo attempts have inevitably ended up in Dreamland, ...

Why I Stayed, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Why I Stayed

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... and increasing my energy levels, and meditation techniques that help me to clear my mind, to calm my body and to access my subconscious. Why would I leave now? Besides the view of the volcanoes and Lake Atitlan from San Marcos is absolutely gorgeous! ...

Thanks to the Mango, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Thanks to the Mango

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... I thought it was Colombia. Given the expanse of the world I guess I wasn't far off. All along it was San Marcos, Guatemala. Writing a Guatemalan spiritual teacher's biography seems like a crazy idea since I have never done anything quite like this before. ...

One Year On..., San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

One Year On...

A travel blog entry by thelees

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One whole year on the Road Lees Travelled already? What a year it has been! There is so much for us to be grateful for...  Opportunity. Choice. Freedom. Health. Happiness. Having each other - bestest of best friends, constant companions, partners ...

Silence, please!, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Silence, please!

A travel blog entry by thelees

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... I grow up? I was also curious to see how I would deal with the silence. The "best part" according to ex-mooners. Silence in San Marcos?   It is not exactly the sleepy town that people believe it to be. At night it comes alive with a fiesta of sounds. ...

What the Fork?, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

What the Fork?

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Fork in the road, that is. Mario hightails it to Quetzaltenango, (aka Xela), while Dee eases into life at Las Piramides (The Pyramids). ...

Yoga Town, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Yoga Town

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Depending on who you ask, San Marcos is either a sleepy town with nothing much to do or it's a peaceful spot for a retreat where you can experiment with alternative therapies. On our approach across the lake in a tiny boat we could see people performing ...

Through the Guatemala roads, Malacatán, Guatemala travel blog

Through the Guatemala roads

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. Please contact us by ...

San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala

A travel blog entry by globekiter

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San Marcos de la Laguna, San Marcos de la Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos de la Laguna

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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... at the shoreline contemplating the water run through her fingers. We walked along the beach and saw more signs for The San Marcos Spanish School,  massage of various varieties and Yoga Courses. We encountered a Maya tout. We have met many on ...

Hippy heaven, San Marcos, Lago de Atitlan, Guatemala travel blog

Hippy heaven

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Woah, San Marcos is serious hippyville. It´s gorgeously situated on the lake, with a path/rocks snaking around the lakeside and goosepimpling but refreshing water to flop about in seal-like, surrounded by the "good vibes" that have attracted a small but ...

Down by the lake, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Down by the lake

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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Saturday 27th Feb 2010: The 4hr minibus ride to San Marcos was pretty uneventful, except for the scenery coming down to the lake which was incredible. Lake Atitlan is a huge lake formed when rain filled the craters of a couple of collapsed volcanoes over ...

Super Excellent, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Super Excellent

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... seems that it is only an early in the morning and late at night market. Oh well, there is lots of good things to get in San Marcos too. I have been eating lots of fresh fruit which I love. I have not had any meat because the kitchen is vegetarian only and ...

The Chocolate Shaman and some reflection, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

The Chocolate Shaman and some reflection

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... ready to give that one up! I have to get up to leave for Copan, Honduras tomorrow at 4am. It is bitter sweet to leave Guatemala though. I think that it is my favorite country I have ever been to so far. It definitely has it's problems, but I just love ...

Hola Guatemala!, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Hola Guatemala!

A travel blog entry by beckks

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... this town that felt like it was in the middle of nowhere!   Terrifying journey down the windy roads to lakeside village San Marcos, also very rainy, but the lake was still breathtaking.  A load of local kids took us to our hostel and then ...

Silence week, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Silence week

A travel blog entry by bmlequer

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... and fasting tied together the previous 3 weeks of the course.  It was humbling, reflective, positive and affirming; I left San Marcos and the moon course with a deep sense of gratitude and appreciation for such a unique and enlightening experience! ...

Banoffee Tribute, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Banoffee Tribute

A travel blog entry by bmlequer

... I guess never noticed or gave it a second thought).  Anyways, I´ve had 3 very different versions here in Guatemala: one at Fe´s in San Marcos, which was a little disappionting bc it was more of a puff pastry version, don´t know how he figured that ...

Knock, knock, knocking on ......, Coatepeque, Guatemala travel blog

Knock, knock, knocking on ......

A travel blog entry by 50odd

16th March 2010 Hotel Santiago, Coatepeque, Guatemala (160Q) Manze – Coatepeque (65 kms) Hot and humid The road to Manze involved a bit more climbing than we anticipated, nothing major but the heat made it very difficult. We finally ...

Lago de Atitlan, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Lago de Atitlan

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

... to Lago de Atitlan - we caught a chicken bus (for the right price this time!) to Panajachel and then a lancha (small boat) to San Marcos, a really quiet village on the lake. Lago de Atitlan is amazingly beautiful - it is in a valley, surrounded by three ...

lake atitlan / where was the earthquake ?, San Marcos de Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

lake atitlan / where was the earthquake ?

A travel blog entry by tempesh

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... the market, saw nice presented meat (not really) and heaps of vegatables, flowers and herbs. We then took a boat and went to San Marcos de Laguna, which is definitly the nicer place to stay. We found a place with a nice garden and a kitchen for about 8 ...

Oh San Marcos..., San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Oh San Marcos...

A travel blog entry by bmlequer

Oh San Marcos what a funny little town you are!  Signing up for a month long Moon Course at Las Piramides for yoga, meditation and metaphysics classes I really had no expectations, which was prob the best way to do it anyways.  My first dinner ...

Eat-PREY-Love, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Eat-PREY-Love

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... am still in Guatemala. I am planning on staying one more week here before I move on. After San Pedro, I took a 15minute boat ride to San Marcos. I committed to one week, but am signing up for a second week. My family can tune out here, and just know that ...

learning the lingo / lets learn spanish, San Marcos la Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

learning the lingo / lets learn spanish

A travel blog entry by tempesh

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We moved to a even nicer place 2 nights ago and are really happy now with our room. Not to much to tell. We have been to the Sunday market at Chichicastenago which is really big and famous for the handicrafts but as a matter of fact our backpacks are ...

Meditating on our Mission, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Meditating on our Mission

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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(Andy's entry immediately following this one is covered detailed descriptions of daily camp life) I associated peace of mind and relaxation with the Mediation Course, which is why I have wanted to go since I read the book Eat, Love Pray. I just didn't ...

Meditating on our Mission (Andy), San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Meditating on our Mission (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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... out to be extremely difficult for me.   On July 11th of 1991 Chaty Secaira started the Las Piramides education center in San Marcos (a city surrounded by three volcanoes) under a solar eclipse.  One of the courses she started for the education ...

Mis Nalgas, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Mis Nalgas

A travel blog entry by crispinswagner

... end? Got to Pana, walked straight through to the boat with a white face and a jostled stomach, got on the boat and arrived in San Marcos.  Got a hotel room and ran to get a massage.  Best massage I ever had, walked around, ate dinner at an ...

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