Hotel Jinava

San Marcos La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Western Highlands, Guatemala | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Marcos La Laguna

Cacao ceremony, San Marcos

A travel blog entry by zendrik

7

The border crossing between Mexico and Guatemala is the most relaxed one I have ever crossed. It seems quite porous. Very informal. I'm sure if you acted casual you could probably just walk through uninterrupted. The Guatemalan side anyway. It almost seemed optional, you could go into the office if you wanted to. With enough people around exiting and entering the mini buses, you could just pretend you've been in the office to get your passport stamped. Many ...

The highest point of central America

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

34

... trek they left a tent unzipped while they climbed up for sunset and when they came down she had given birth to puppies in the tent.

We really enjoyed the group hike but we like doing our own thing and going at our own pace so we have decided to do our next trek from Xela to Lake Atitlan solo. We have another week of Spanish lessons first and maybe a trip to the hot springs before ...

On the lake

A travel blog entry by bulaska

5

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 him as his house was supposed to be an open one. We ...

Ain't No Party Like a Gringo Party

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

9

... to these generalizations but I think it would be safe to say that a large percentage of permanent foreigners in San Pedro fall into one of the two following categories - Entrepreneur or Alcoholic.

Most of the Entrepreneurs own restaurants and/or hostels, always with some specific theme which makes them unique: waterfront dining, sports and games, vegetarian, filled to the brim with Israelis, wifi central, one-stop travel needs centre, Italian ...

Getting Places

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

2
8

... the way there, sweatily uphill on the way back. The rugged and rocky dirt road requires constant vigilance and attention while walking, and enough dogs will suddenly appear thrashing madly against fences barking savagely and alarmingly as though it were you were a vehement lobbyist for mandatory canine castration that you will want to ensure you fully emptied your bladder before setting out. However, the people are friendly enough, and here at the tail end of the rainy season ...

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