Hotel Real Santander

3a. Av.3-45 Zona 2 Calle Santander, Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Western Highlands, Guatemala | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Panajachel

Relaxing in Antigua

A travel blog entry by erics


We rolled into the bus station in Santa Elena, and hoofed it to the Hotel Santander, a fleabag little place frequented more by Guatemalan's than backpackers, and settled in to the relative luxury of two double beds, a TV and our very own bathroom. A bit gritty compared to the tourist mecca of Flores a short walk away, but cheaper and we're all …

My first kayak experience, and the scammers

A travel blog entry by fishwheel

I was up before Tom so I wet to the dock to check on taking a boat around the lake to some of the villages. One has a market that we heard was really good. Went back to get tom and take him his morning coffee. Had a light breakfast then back to the dock to try to get on a boat. These guys must go to school to learn how to scam as the price doubled by the time we were finished talking to them. Decided to forgo the the ...

Mayan Homestay

A travel blog entry by onyfootprintz


... on Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve is the day of celebration for them, this is the day they have their Christmas meal and open gifts and then at midnight have a huge celebration of fireworks, firecrackers and blasting loud Christmas music; almost equivalent to our New Years celebrations but maybe even a bit more over the top than ours. Oh and we eat again at midnight..more Tamales and tortillas!
At midnight the kids, all three of them still up, were so excited and grabbed Ryan and ...

The Craziest of Crazy

A travel blog entry by onyfootprintz


... if we fell these rocks would be very unforgiving on our bodies. We climbed ladders and ducked underneath hanging stalagmites (rock formations that hang from the ceilings of caves) hearing water roaring in another part of the cave, unknown as too whether we were getting closer to this water raging from the mountain or if we were hearing this from another area in the maze of caves.

We ducked through small holes that opened to ...

Nuestra Luna De Miel en Panajachel

A travel blog entry by justin2bakkpacs


... will return to Panajachel before our three month trip in Guatemala is over.

On a final note, living from two backpacks has it's ups and downs. However, we love the flexibility life from two backpacks gives us. We feel very blessed to be here in Guatemala and are learning un "monton" of Spanish. A huge hug to our family and friends!


Justin and Jenna



This hotel is located on 3a. Av.3-45 Zona 2 Calle Santander, Panajachel.
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