Travel Blogs from Santo Tomas de Castilla, 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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... we spent three nights in San Pedro la Laguna, a very cheap and therefore backpacker-filled town on Lago de Atitlan (the biggest lake in Guatemala, and supposedly among the most beautiful in the world, but you know how the tourist literature goes...) The ...

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. ...

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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... and much colder source. I planned on taking a slow running boat down from Rio Dulce to Livingston, on the Caribbean coast of Guatemala, but then I met 3 guys from Austria and Germany at the Casa Perico. They were heading for Utila, my next planned stop ...

New shoes for Gustavo, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala travel blog

New shoes for Gustavo

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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We arrive in our second port, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala, early. After breakfast we prepare to disembark. Michael and I are feeling adventurous; we want to see what this place has to offer.   As soon as we walk off the ship we feel the ...

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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The journey to Rio Dulce from Antigua was long and hot. We got there at about 4 in the afternoon feeling hot and sweaty from the coach journey. John had done some reading on the way and took charge of finding us a hotel. We dropped our bags off and ...

Rio Dulce, Guatemala, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Rio Dulce, Guatemala

A travel blog entry by domkop

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... he said there was a hot waterfall about an hour away, so the next day we hopped on what must be the most dilapidated bus in Guatemala and went to Finca Paraiso. Because of all the rain the water wasn't as hot as usual, but it was still nice sitting in ...

Rio Dulce is Sweet!, Near Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Rio Dulce is Sweet!

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... Caravan and flew to Punta Gorda. From there we took a lancha for s spine crunching hour or so across the sea to Livingston Guatemala. There we met Carlos, who was to take us to FInca Tatin, our home in the jungle for the next few days. Immediatley ...

Rio Dulce, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Rio Dulce

A travel blog entry by jelibean91

... as well! From Coban, we headed up to Flores. Located about 30 minutes north of Flores, is Tikal. The famous ruins of Guatemala (and no, I dont think this is where Wu Tang got that song haha). The ruins were inhabited around 900 AD. There were ...

Australia Day, Cofradia, Honduras travel blog

Australia Day

A travel blog entry by claudiacfavre

Today was Australia Day at school!  Mel and Toby are from Australia and Melīs dad and sister are here visiting and so is Tobyīs mom so we had a decent sized crew of Aussieīs.  The kids didnīt have to wear their uniforms today and they ...

Rainy Days, Rainy Nights, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Rainy Days, Rainy Nights

A travel blog entry by aliciatravels

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... we bussed it back to the west side of the country. Changing buses meant a brief navigation of the streets in Guatemala City. After receiving dozens of conflicting directions from well intentioned folk (the giving of directions is not a strong suit of ...

No guns here, thanks.  Not in the disco anyway., Rio Dulce/Livingstone, Guatemala travel blog

No guns here, thanks. Not in the disco anyway.

A travel blog entry by mullets

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Jones Tours triumphed with our journey out of Antigua, via Guatemala City to Rio Dulce. We arrived, no gunshot wounds and our packs were still as heavy as when we left. Greeted by rain and 10,000 Garifunas trying to get us to go to Livingston. We ...

Rio Dulce, hitching across Honduras and a puncture, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Rio Dulce, hitching across Honduras and a puncture

A travel blog entry by sara_minx

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... at 4a.m.,didn't enjoy that one! 2 buses & 2 boats later & I arrived at 4p.m. in the northern area of Guatemala called the Rio Dulce ("sweet river"). I stayed at the gorgeous Finca Tatin, accessible only by boat. It was an eco-friendly riverside ...

A different Guatemala, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

A different Guatemala

A travel blog entry by dora_and_andrew

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A different Guatemala, stazing bz the river at Casa ...

Cruise Days!!!, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala travel blog

Cruise Days!!!

A travel blog entry by andreajmcc

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... .  But even though it was difficult to get out of bed that early, we were well rewarded.  The trip from Livingston to Santo Tomas afforded us an incredible view of the sunrise as we watched the cruise ship make its way into port.  I felt a ...

More school!, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

More school!

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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Vicky and I arrived at out hotel last night around 7 and got a telling off by our tour guide for being late (even though we hadnīt been told what time to arrive - the instructions said early evening). She is a bit of a school teacher and no doubt will ...

Not really a visit to Guatemala, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala travel blog

Not really a visit to Guatemala

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... , because none of the tour offerings at the pier looked interesting.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . JAN 17: Santo Tomas, Guatemala, was a quickie visit to a converted terminal at the pier they made into ...

Paradise city, Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

Paradise city

A travel blog entry by tig

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Greetings everyone, We have now settled into a semi-coastal town called Rio Dulce in central Guatemala near both the Belize and Honduras border.  There is a large river that flows out towards the Carribean and it is beautiful.  There are ...

Jan 11, 2013, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala travel blog

Jan 11, 2013

A travel blog entry by gypsying

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Where Kelly and I Create Our

Where Kelly and I Create Our "Personal Sea Day"

A travel blog entry by sudell

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... For me however, a sea day is one that allows me to sleep in, and it really goes a long way to helping me unwind.Our arrival at Santo Tomas was met with rain. And not just a little shower, no, the rain was coming down in buckets. Over breakfast Kelly and I ...

El Paraiso, een natuurlijk beautycenter, Near Rio Dulce, Guatemala travel blog

El Paraiso, een natuurlijk beautycenter

A travel blog entry by wim

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... we een lokale pickup genomen met mss wel 20 mensen in de laadbak en omdat het een onverharde weg was konden we ook niet sneller dan 30/uur, rijden, een uurtje rechtstaan en mezelf in de beste popitie wringen om toch nog iets te kunnen zien van de ...

Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, Honduras travel blog

Santa Rosa

A travel blog entry by beatcamenisch

Santa Rosa de Copan als Abschluss von Honduras ...

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