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3 Calle C 7-44, Chichicastenango, Western Highlands, Guatemala | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Chichicastenango

Titanic take 2

A travel blog entry by tillykitch


... into the lake but it clouded over and then chucked it down, monsoon style! It was pretty exciting, we were all squishing into the boat balancing on seats in various ways cowering away from the rain which was coming in and flooding the boat. People at the front were using the seat cushions as a shield and us at the back we're trying not to get wet bums. Juan Pablo decided it would be a suitable time to plug in his music although it was hard to hear over the sound of the rain. It was ...

Living with the locals

A travel blog entry by tillykitch


... s house who had 2 daughters, Kady-7 and Amarithe-6, both of whom were so cute and lovely. At first we were a bit worried it would be awkward because of the language barrier but after a while we were happily playing cards and braiding their hair. Tilly doesn't speak any Spanish so I had to think back to year 11 Spanish in order for us to be able to communicate as none of them spoke any English. When the dad, Carlos arrived home we found he spoke some simple English which ...

Solo Trek Fuentes Georginas to San Pedro

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke


... and gave us real insight into the good, the bad and the ugly of missionary work and how people end up staying in small villages all their lives. We also got hit by a mini earthquake at 3am which is a little unnerving when you are in a sinking village with dodgy foundations but all was good as it was tiny.

Day 2

We had a lovely 1.5hr stroll along a ridge line with beautiful views down steep jungle covered gorges before we reached a large river crossing. Following ...

Riding with the police & heading to the mounta

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke


... lost my balance and just righted myself while laughing at her! We found that during the War that ended in 2002 Nebaj was burnt to the ground via bombing & fires and over 350 people were killed only the church was left standing. We don’t know much about the war or the history so we going to do some more research to find out what happened. The local only spoke Spanish so we could understand most things he said but not everything. We loved Nebaj and have decided to ...

I Never Liked Quiche Anyway

A travel blog entry by doove


... to the same bus I was already in, only with an worse seat.

Quiero Ir A Nebaj. Ohhh Nebaj. Yes Nebaj, it’s not like I’ve already told you about 50 times…

Anyway, eventually got there, despite the reggaeton music managing to outblast the music I had coming through my own earphones – again does the bus driver think that traditional indigenous tribeswomen love Daddee Yankee pelting out at stadium level volumes?!

So was Nebaj worth it?! Yes ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Chalet Chichicastenango

    Reviewed by dinojay2

    Liked it except for the noise

    Reviewed Sep 29, 2011
    by (16 reviews) Saskatoon , Canada Flag of Canada

    Nice, friendly, good location but barking dogs night and day. Might not be different at other hotels but all I know is you'd better bring good ear plugs.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Chalet Chichicastenango

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent