Hotel La Posada

1a. calle 4-12 Zona 2, Coban, Western Highlands, Guatemala | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Coban


A travel blog entry by kenzie.j.hi

... say hello.
USA (or Philadelphia): No one says hello. Living the city, one must avoid eye contact and walk briskly to wherever one has to go.
Guatemala: There is no set time to meet or deadlines to uphold. Everything is laissez-faire and up in the air.
USA: Everything is scheduled and punctuality is key. I prefer things to run on time and to be on schedule.

Mountaineous Coban

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke


... town was watching that while the other half were madly supporting Barcelona against Real Madrid in El Classico. Despite being dressed like wise men or priests (Zoe thought arabs) some of the men in the procession were more intently looking at TVs in the bars and restaurants to see the score than focus on the procession. We are heading to Nebaj next which is over 2000m but that involves us getting a bus at 5am tomorrow not ...

Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by bulaska


... final destination. First we took a bus "Monja Blanca" from Guatemala City to Coban (the only company doing this route) for 50 GTQ. Then in Coban we changed to a shuttle to Lanquin (30 GTQ, 2 hours). Like all Guatemalan public shuttles, also this one was more than full... There were two people sitting in one seat, others standing all the way long - just crazy by our standards. On top of that there was a guy just in front of me whose head keep ...

Day 35: The Road to Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by holliem


... and on the verge of tears. She simply said can I talk to you guys, I said you can cry too. She explained she had walked through 5 road blocks, it had taken her 2 hours, she had even gotten on the back of a politicians motorbike which she later realized was a stupid idea as the politicians were the farmers enemy ATM. She said there was one road block where she felt physically threatened and feared for her life, we informed her she had one more road block and there ...


A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

... dollars to have Argentina come play a soccer game here so people could see Messi, won't pay to repair the road (source: Cathal, not LP this time)
The other option was a 5hr journey back to Guate city, then 5hrs to Coban our destination. Locals told us it was fine. So we took the risk.......
The road isnt paved for a start. Its a series of hairpin bends up and down this mountain range, west to east of the midlands. Its long, bumpy and dusty.
Then....literally a ...

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