Travel Blogs from San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala

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San Marcos, on the shores of Lake Atitlan, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos, on the shores of Lake Atitlan

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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... walkways within the dense tropical jungle foliage that connect the many restaurants and places of accomadations. While we were in San Marcos there was also a festival of their Patron Saint. Paco was having a fit with ALL the fireworks going off ...

No Lo Necesito:  Learning to Live Happily Without, San Marcos and San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

No Lo Necesito: Learning to Live Happily Without

A travel blog entry by saundersfamily

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... group.   The one thing I am gladly living without: an alarm clock.   Read about the hotel in San Marcos La Laguna famous for its ingenuity in recycling: http://www.aaculaax.com/04-eco/en-plastic.html Read about another plastic bottle ...

I don't mean to bitch...., San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

I don't mean to bitch....

A travel blog entry by tobinhagler

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... , if it was a problem for me I would not have come here. But right now I'm just tired of it. I traveled around Honduras and Guatemala these last three weeks and it's much cooler up there!    I have paid the stupid tax this week. In spades. With ...

San Marcos et le Centre las Piramides, San Marcos y la Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos et le Centre las Piramides

A travel blog entry by vincentico

San Marcos, Au bord du lac, dans une baie tranquille, juste en face du volcan San Pedro. Je reste ici jusqu'a la fin du mois de Juillet. Je suis dans le centre de meditation Las Piramides, c'est juste fantastique. Au programme, cours de yoga 2 fois par ...

Chemical Weapons, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Chemical Weapons

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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Chemical Weapons Behind Latest Setback, Claim Ants San Marcos, Guatemala – The local Guatemalan ant population is up in arms over alleged chemical attacks perpetrated by human insurgents last week in one of the most highly disputed sectors of the ...

Man Catches Wife Doing Yoga, Devastated, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Man Catches Wife Doing Yoga, Devastated

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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San Marcos, Guatemala – A local area man found himself in for quite a shock last week when he inadvertently stumbled upon his wife engaged in a shameless act of public yoga. Dean Johnston, 39, a strawberry aficionado who can very nearly touch his ...

Launching a Camino book from Guatemala!, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Launching a Camino book from Guatemala!

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... . We will once again be staying in the luxurious (for Guatemala) apartments of Pasaj-Cap, near the modern (for Guatemala) village of San Marcos, on the popular (for Guatemala) Lake Atitlán, in the towering (for Guatemala) highlands. Where we plan to ...

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

Pics from Guatemala

A travel blog entry by tobinhagler

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My travel blog : ...

Hypnose à Atitlan, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Hypnose à Atitlan

A travel blog entry by aroundthemorld

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... hypnose nous attend. Le groupe hétéroclite d'étudiants se compose ainsi : Matt, Allemand et chamane sexuel, exerçant ici, à San Marcos - David, jeune peintre local ayant vécu aux Etats-Unis - Steeve, Ecossais assumant les fonctions de gardien de la ...

Ain't No Party Like a Gringo Party, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Ain't No Party Like a Gringo Party

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... Quiz night (highly inconveniently for the “Bar Stars”, ecstatically in the lead and simply “killing it” tonight). San Marcos As I’ve mentioned before, San Marcos, our closest village, is much renowned as a place for holistic ...

San Marcos, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos

A travel blog entry by sarahelective

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... going on Saturday and plan to be there rather early in the morning and leave rather late on the Sunday (!).  We explored San Marcos a little this afternoon it’s a very small little town.  We were escorted from hotel to hotel by two ...

Clausura y cerveza, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Clausura y cerveza

A travel blog entry by sillysalmon

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... by starting at 6am! Tomorrow will be our last goodbye to the kids, then we're off to Antigua for our last night in Guatemala. All these lasts are too much to cope with! I've had an absolutely amazing time here, though, and will definitely never forget ...

Is This Our Window?, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Is This Our Window?

A travel blog entry by saundersfamily

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Written by: Erica    Our first stop in Guatemala is San Marcos La Laguna.  Rick picked the place based upon the location on the shores of Lake Atitlan, the quiet and tranquility and the place we are staying, Pasaj Cap, which has windows ...

San Marcos, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

San Marcos

A travel blog entry by emmabinfield

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... area. We spent the rest of the day exploring the village and trying to find some kind of bar/restaurant on the river front. San Marcos is known as a bit of a hippy retreat and a magnet for those seeking a spiritual retreat. There are a lot of different ...

Trucks and tortillas, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Trucks and tortillas

A travel blog entry by sillysalmon

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... we raised, but hopefully enough to make a bit of a difference. Following our hard work on Friday eve, we had a lazy day in San Marcos on Saturday and spent time with the Spanish girls (both called Ana) who volunteer at the centre and an American guy, ...

san marcos, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

san marcos

A travel blog entry by mopo

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The Games We Play, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

The Games We Play

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... not just thanks to the shorter cut of shorts I've been leaning toward these days). Our standard saunter is from our place near San Marcos east about 6 kilometres to the village of Santa Cruz. It takes anywhere from an hour and a half to 2 hours depending ...

Scorpions and scuffles, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Scorpions and scuffles

A travel blog entry by sillysalmon

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Ah, today has been a very long day! Since we got here we haven't really slept all that well for fear of waking up with a scorpion in the bed or a spider in the face. We're getting quite good at catching the spiders in a cup and chucking them out the ...

Bottle of wine and a 3 hour hike, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Bottle of wine and a 3 hour hike

A travel blog entry by astoriavslb

Last night was our first night in san marcos and as Leighann mentioned, it was a great hotel. We will post pictures as soon as we can. We walked around the town which was pretty small and we passed many hippies. The town is really chill and laid-back and ...

On the lake, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

On the lake

A travel blog entry by bulaska

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The only thing worth mentioning in San Marcos is Merlin - an old French guy who has been living around Lake Atitlán since 1999. His house is near the municipality and it's open to everybody. Romana read about him on the internet and we decided to visit ...

Teaching and tuk-tuks, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Teaching and tuk-tuks

A travel blog entry by sillysalmon

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... know why we're there. The classes in San Pablo are on two afternoons a week for the kids who can't travel to La Cambalacha in San Marcos. It's such good fun - we just played movement games for two hours! The kids laugh so much at some of the games, ...

A very sore finger!, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

A very sore finger!

A travel blog entry by emmabinfield

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... name is a bigger and busier village and known as more of a party town, although neither of us are great partiers a little more than what San Marcos was offering could be a fun idea. So around 5pm we made our was down to the dock for the boat over, both ...

Israelis and Dirty Dirty Hippies, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Israelis and Dirty Dirty Hippies

A travel blog entry by kellikirsti

... at 11pm. After a couple nights in Israel (Zoola and San Pedro in general is 96percent Israelis) we moved across the lake to San Marcos - aka Ex-Pat HIPPIES livin the dream. Its all pretty much walled off, organic, organic, english menus, ALL written in ...

Miami to Guatemala!, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Miami to Guatemala!

A travel blog entry by sillysalmon

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... much happier about the massive ones on our bedroom wall at night!  It turns out we arrived in San Marcos on a very good day. It was dia de la revolucion, so there were celebrations in the village and the kids from the centre were in a parade and ...

Leaving the Lake heading for Chichicastenango, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Leaving the Lake heading for Chichicastenango

A travel blog entry by emmabinfield

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Maybe it was the wine, maybe it was the tuk tuk ride, maybe it was my finger or maybe it was even the fact I've worn makeup for the first time in a week but whatever it was somehow I managed to sleep through Gina throwing up all night! :-( I’m not ...

Lake Perspectives, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Lake Perspectives

A travel blog entry by solokiwiabroad

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... the yoga, the pot-lucks, hugs and laughter, tears, support and oh so many dishes! You are amazing - muchas gracias. San Marcos - I thank you for beautiful sunrises sitting on the dock over-looking the lake, nestled between three volcanoes. A magical ...

Getting Places, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Getting Places

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... there are a few infrequent buses that pass through San Pedro, San Juan and San Pablo, they still don't actually venture as far as San Marcos, and definitely not past it to where we stay. Which, since we rarely have any pressing place to be, is mostly a ...

Hippies & Guatemalan Textiles, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Hippies & Guatemalan Textiles

A travel blog entry by farrellgilmour

For the last port of call on my trip in Central America, I headed to San Marcos in Guatemala, which is a small beautiful village on the shores of Lake Atitlan. The lake is surrounded by volcanos and picturesque hills of ...

Beautiful Lake, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Beautiful Lake

A travel blog entry by dshaw.355

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... a course of meditation and yoga at the Piramids that lasts 4 weeks and require a vow of 100% silence for the duration... Around San Marcos I spent a lot of time reading, bought local fruits and veggies, went cliff/tree jumping (which was a blast..see ...

Guatemala!, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala travel blog

Guatemala!

A travel blog entry by elltrev

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... in Masaya, Nicaragua. Four days, eighteen buses, four taxis, one boat and one shower later I arrived in San Marcos, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Obviously (to some of you) this represents a pretty significant departure from my previous itinerary, so let me ...

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