Hotel Los Olivos

13 Ave 3-32, Zona 1, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Quetzaltenango

Me llamo Jess y yo hablo un pocito Español

A travel blog entry by jesshill


... Jamie went to a Spanish school in Xela for about 7 weeks last year, so we popped in to see his Guatemalan host mum. Whilst my verbal communication was somewhat limited (gracias is become my most frequently spoken Spanish word!), it's amazing that with the French and Spanish similarities, a bit of context, a few translations and A LOT of concentration, you can end up understanding a hell of a lot! Definitely shows you can do anything if ...

Hola, nosotros aprendamos español

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

... lake. It is a know alternative centre where lots of expats live and run the yoga retreats, massage course, vegetarians cafes etc. Actually the are known locally as the hippies and they hace a reputstion of drug taking and being unwashed . Our trip there was Easant and wandered the sweet little town which is very separate from the lakeside hippy area. We did a wa up the hill and overlooking the town is a great view. We only stayed a short time and returned to San Pedro for a ...

Lake Villages

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... alleyways winding up and around the hillside. All the local woman still wore their indigenous outfits of intricately weaved skirts and embroidered shirts. Apart from a local market and the bar/restaurants by the dock, there wasn't much to see except for Las Cristalinas, a coffee house. Las Cristalinas set itself apart from other cafes by roasting beans onsite. We were able to watch and smell the roasting process at the back ...


A travel blog entry by doove


... eight, within the first hour of arriving there and then spent the next couple of hours shaking and waiting for a severe caffeine comedown. Found some cheap food and then wondered round the main plaza to see if I could find any amusing street dwellers I could get some pictures of – it didn’t disappoint!

I really liked Xela though. It had quite a lot of backpackers but still fully maintained its local identity and culture rather than being ...

Off to see the lake..

A travel blog entry by mcdermk7

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... hanging around with that crew for a few days. They had 2 weeks longer than we did to get down to Panama so unfortunately we had to skip on ahead of them if we were to cover as much of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama as was physically possible in 18 days! We followed up a super cheap Mexican dinner with McFlurrys and then home to bed. Can’t wait for tomorrows journey! Here's hoping Nicaragua is worth the trip. After all the Guatemalan antics, it's got a lot to live up ...


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