Hotel Rio Azul

2a. Calle 12-15 , Quetzaltenango, Guatemala | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 2a. Calle 12-15 , Quetzaltenango.
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Travel Blogs from Quetzaltenango

The days before el día

A travel blog entry by shneezelor on Sep 16, 2014

... Sunday night, the biggest night of the whole weekend. I had no idea what I was in for when I showed up to the school at 8pm. I met about 15 other students and maestros and we walked for about 25 minutes toward "el concierto". It was really a great group of people and I made friends quicky. I think people could see how happy I was to be there. Anyway, we show up at this MASSIVE outdoor concert with a super popular Guatemalan ...

Nueva amiga, nueva familia

A travel blog entry by shneezelor on Sep 12, 2014

... of high altitude (7600ft) and low buildings; the sprawling homes are contained by mountains on all sides. It is also a city of many churches and (hopefully not rabid) stray dogs. As we were walking past the 5th church within a 4 block radius, mi mama asked me what religion I follow. Luckily, she seems to accept me despite very un-Latin American answer.

Today Christy made plŠtanos fritos, frijolitos, y ...

Living on the lake

A travel blog entry by zendrik on Sep 03, 2014

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... and my intention was to receive guidance in my work as a healer and teacher, and towards being able to work within this community, to enhance what is happening here already, and to be a unifying influence as much as possible. Inspiration has come, and I intend to continue being sensitive to local sensibilities and customs, and have confidence in my own abilities as a therapist and teacher, and to hold the frequency of higher consciousness and enlightened awareness.

Mayan rituals, Saint's days and a 3 day trek

A travel blog entry by thomasworldtour on Jun 28, 2014

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... one. His day was made when Claire bought the last 10 he had to give to the school we will visit in Peru - total cost, 50 Quetzales or £4.50.

More stories of journeys to come later on (not the same length though you will be glad to hear!), now to tell you about Chichicastenango (Chichi to those in the now). Chichi is famous for the twice weekly market and is in an area with a large Mayan population which makes it an interesting place to visit. Trying again to jump of the ...

Hola, nosotros aprendamos español

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak on Apr 24, 2014

... and the people who were dressed in traditional clothing (as they areteveryday in any case) and the solemn energy of the people. Hopefully our photos may help show some of it. We attended the mass on Easter Saturday and heard it delivered in both Spanish and Tzut uhil , the Mayan language of the Lake.It was such an honour to be there really and it did evoke old rituals I used to do too as a school kid. It is said it never leaves you. Nevertheless it was very different to ...

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