- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Panajachel
... and the driver spoke English which made it much easier for me to explain where I was trying to go. The weather was unusually rainy, which made it hard to really get a good look at everything on my way out of Guatemala City. After about 45 minutes we arrived in Antigua, the former Capitol of Guatemala. The city was crazy beautiful. Graffiti and colorful paintings lined the narrow cobblestone streets. There were a few cars but ...
... cacao closer to the pacific coast. They would be gone for long periods of time to work. The woman were left behind with only a fewer to look after them. The men however took advantage of this and were sleeping with the woman while their husbands were away. When the men returned, they were angry when they found our what had happened. They prayed to the gods to send a protector. The trees spoke to them and the spirit protector was given a face from the tree. He ...
... is absolutely spectacular. It is so GREEN! We’ve spent many hours in a van this week but the forested rolling hills and mountains along our way have made the long rides a highlight of the week.
Here are the other highlights of our past week, in chronological order:
- The old-world town of Flores - Flores is an island attached to the mainland by a causeway. Its narrow streets are all cobblestone and the old buildings are ...
... bus driver careered through the roads like the world was imploding. Cesar then very kindly bought me some breakfast and we walked back to Quetzaltrekkers where he made me hot chocolate and bread and jam. He had his hot chocolate with A LOT of rum! I was so tired and drained that I then left and checked back into a private room in Don diego's hostel. I stripped off my wet clothes and fell into bed, before getting a message at about midday from Lucy saying she was back. Phewwww, what a ...
We piled into Glenn and Judy's awesome Toyota van (a small, 12 passenger, 4 cyl diesel - the only van I've ever coveted - they don't make these for use in the States) and motored west for Lake Atitlan, a lake that makes many top-ten lists for the most beautiful lakes in the world. It really was pretty, which is saying a lot given my high standards for pretty scenery. The terrain around ...