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We left early the next day to go the Lake Atitlan where we would stay in Panajachel. Getting up early was not a problem due to the time difference back home, we were still not used to that. On our way to Pana we did a small detour to visit the market in Chichicastenango. This is a huge market where people from all over the country come and sell …
Thursday 24 November
1595m above sea level
Having left San Cristobal for the second time, things finally worked out and I finally got into Guatemala.
I seem to have this kind of bad luck when crossing borders or I must have this really suspicious looking face ( I suspect it is the second option !!! ).
I have …
After leaving San Cristóbal, we travelled through the mountains to the border crossing town of Cuauhtémoc. We duly paid our 20 peso fee (not legal, but you have to pay it anyway...) and we were in Guatemala! With some more winding mountain roads passing some great place names (Huehuetenango anyone?) we arrived at the ridiculously busy market town …
I spent today just wandering the streets of Panajachel. It is a town on the shores of Lake Atitlan, which is a huge lake surrounded by 3 volcanos. As it's Easter everyone heads to Panajachel to celebrate and party, and the town is pretty seething with people and traffic. It's really colourful, the buildings and the costumes are incredible. The …
Arrived this afternoon via a shuttle from Antigua. At the shuttle stop there were loads of men trying to get us to take their tour-boat-tuk tuk-whatever. We found a hotel and bargained for one night with Horacio our new best friend! Walked around the steets and visited lots of shops with lots of overpriced stuff. The thing here is to offer about …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Kakchiquel Panajachel
Have a big clean room with bathroom, Wifi at a good price considering. Nice people with excellent service
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