Hotel La Colonia

Km. 180.5 Carretera del Pacifico, San Sebastian, Retalhuleu, Guatemala | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Retalhuleu

Volcan San Pedro

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke on Apr 17, 2014

1 comment, 19 photos

... of the day chilling by the lake and making plans to hike Vulcan San Pedro on Day 2.

Day 2 started at 5am and involved walking around 30min from our hotel to the trail head for the climb up Vulcan San Pedro which looms over the town. It’s 3020m at the summit and is the 12th highest in Guatemala. Our guide had been climbing it for over 7 years and we suitably impressed him ...

Lake Chicabel & Xela

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke on Apr 12, 2014

39 photos

... Saturday we went with Zoe’s teacher Alberto on a trip to Lake Chichabel. Chichabel is a very sacred place for the local Maya and a big tourist spot as it’s a beautiful lake in the caldera of the extinct Volcano. It sits at about 2900m and the crater is filled with cloud forest. It was a good 2hr hike up with beautiful views to Vulcan Santa Maria. We also heard a jet plane which was incredibly loud and the whole sky rumbled. ...

The lowest, the highest

A travel blog entry by chris.wauman on Oct 09, 2013

16 photos

... first did a small hike to an active volcano: Santiaguito (2488m). With an average of 17 eruptions a day, it is also the most active one in Central America. We hiked its sister volcano Santa Maria till a view point at 3000m and 15min after arrival we saw an eruption! 15min before going back we heard another one, but Santiaguito was already covered in clouds.

2 days later we met at 6 a.m. to start our hike of ...

Leaps and bounds....El Salvador to Gautemala

A travel blog entry by katywade on Sep 05, 2013

... to make it back from wherever he went to get money. A women walked over to me with a mother's sympathy and asked where I was trying to go. I explained to her my situation. Her and her young daughter were getting ready to board the mini van that was headed about 20 miles away to a nearby town, there was an atm there, she told me, and I could get a bus from there to Guatemala City. I reminded her of my problem of not having Quetzales to pay for any transport and she told me ...

Xela, Guatemala 4th Sep - 26th Nov

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld on Sep 03, 2013

28 photos

... br>
- Chillies Rellenos – Chillies or capsicums stuffed with vegetables and meat and then fried in egg.

- Arroz con leche – Milk and rice (rice pudding Guatemalan style)

- Tamale – Rice slow cooked in a banana leaf with meat in the middle

- Pache – Potato slow cooked in a banana leaf with meat in the middle

- Ponche – Sweet hot drink ...

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This hotel, located on Km. 180.5 Carretera del Pacifico, San Sebastian, Retalhuleu, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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