Hotel Posada Don Juan Matalbatz

3era 1-46 Zona 1, Coban, Western Highlands, 16001, Guatemala | Hotel
Prices starting from $7.00

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The wonders of Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by markjezek


... but trust me, the water is really that blue.

On our wonderfully long and bumpy ride, we met many a new good friend with similar excitement and distaste to lengthy rides. We arrived at our accommodation some 8 hours later - El Retiro an amazing river side lodge, I mean hostel, set in a very natural setting, surrounded by all sorts of plant and animal life. After our initial dip in the cool flowing river it was happy hour at the bar. The bar, and actually the meal hall ...

Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by bulaska


... do it, but I finally jumped (even twice!). I wouldn't like to feel again the fear I was feeling while doing it, though. But for some other people it's surely lots of fun ;) At the end we got to get on some huge floatable tubes and swim down the river to our hotel - it was really great!

In the afternoon we went to Semuc Champey. The entrance fee is 50 GTQ and you can first climb up to the lookout point and then go down to bathe in the ...

Day 35: The Road to Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by holliem


... were dispersing. After awhile we came through a small town and just as we all began to relax, traffic stopped again. Out we all jumped. Not again. We walked up the road to see more trees and rocks over the road and an increasing crowd of people. We headed back to the van, there was a game of soccer on next to our van so I decided to cheer them on, while eating papas Fritas I bought from a little boy Holly Nicknamed Chubster, due to his proportions being out of whack, ...


A travel blog entry by whereshallwego

... wait for the facts.
Seemingly between the lack of education here and the mistrust in the justice system these forms of community punishments are all to common here, especially in the rural areas.
Very sad and distrubing.
Between Pedro, Mr Bus Boy and now this, our short time here in Nejab/Coban has given us some serious insight into the real lives of Guatemala.
We left Coban very thankful for our own country and despite its problems, its "normality"


Tranquility in the Hills

A travel blog entry by dan_and_lauren


... climbing behind waterfalls and jumping off rocks into pools (although I was the first person to do this and hit a rock with my leg so advised against anyone else doing it. From then on I would be cautious of the guide’s advice).

After exiting the caves we got the chance to try out a rope swing into the river. One guy fell backwards off the seat and hurt himself pretty badly so when it was my turn I over-compensated to ...


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