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Travel Blogs from San Pedro La Laguna
... As we went to leave the pier, the propeller hit a tree stump and bent, that's when we really thought we might be stranded but it was ok, the driver powered on despite looking like he might cry. Of course we had cancelled the swimming plan and arrived back in Panajachel, dried off and had a nap before the evening. Dinner was great, most of us are at a place called Circus Pizza, a lively restaurant with a live band playing Latin music. Me and Molly shared a massive pizza and a big plate ...
... We succumbed to using the wifi available next door (stuff the no wifi
rule of Hotel Iguana) to sort ourselves out.
After some travel admin we settle in for a
10.30am cerveza (it was Preena’s birthday in London so we did have an excuse to
drink so early ….) as we chilled in the sun (yep it made a brief appearance
today). I read my Spanish notes and Hinesh read up on the Annapurna trek.
Once lunch time came around we take the ...
... more accurately than I can speak it.During our stay we did venture off the lake once to go to Chi chi markey onna Sunday because it is a famous regional market held Thursdays and Sundays. This was an epic trip leaving on a Sunday at 7.30 ny shuttle bus arriving at Chi chi at around 10.30 and returning at 2 pm arriving back at San Pedro around 5.30. The market is brilkiant and colourful. It is both local and tourist focussed so it was a good mix of indigenious people and their ...
... festival or parade which never really eventuated. We did see a small group of about ten people banging drums and carrying a giant cross down the street but nothing close to what I had imagined.
We spent our days walking around town and enjoying the weather and the views. Megs almost signed us up to go for a hike in the early hours of ...
... really colourful. After watching the procession for a while we were feeling a little sleepy after 2 days of hiking early in the morning so we stopped in for some local coffee which was lovely. Lake Atitlan is the centre of the Guatemalan Coffee industry and is the perfect climate for Coffee plantations. The lower slopes of all the volcanoes and mountains around the lake are covered in Coffee plants. If you have ever ...
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