Posada El Arco

4 Calle 4-36, Chichicastenango, Western Highlands, Guatemala | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Chichicastenango

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A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

... but motivates them to see the world beyond the lake and cultures outside Guatemala.We certainly benefitted from the cutlural exchanges with our famiky and our teachers Selia and Lucas who everyday described their lives and we described ours and along the way we found our similarities more than our differences on spirit and goals for our families and ourselves.Given the connections with these people it was a very difficult time for me to leave and I had tears flowing as we said good ...


A travel blog entry by kenzie.j.hi


... lives and they shared their lives with us, showing us old family photographs. The grandmother of the house visited and starting telling us about how we should wait to get married, which isn't the usual ideology of Guatemalan society. Most Guatemalan women are married with children well before my age. I was surprised how open the grandmother was at sharing the tragic story of her daughter being a victim of domestic abuse. He abused her daughter while she was pregnant, killing ...

Market & homestay in San Jorge a Laguna

A travel blog entry by mini_v


... for 24hrs if they have committed a crime or maybe was disrespectful to the elders lol. Around 3000 people live in the village and rarely leave. Still very much a masochism culture - the men go to work (mostly in construction) while the women look after the kids. Went to bed pretty early (around 9.30pm) but very early start for our big volcano hike to San Pedro volcano tomorrow ahhhhhhh V and mini V (feeling Mayan :) ...

Hippies & Guatemalan Textiles

A travel blog entry by farrellgilmour

... of his Guatemalan textiles to Canada (thus forcing him to come visit mwahaha). It was a rushed morning and J attempted to pack as much stuff as he could before I took off on the shuttle. After I'd already left the hostel and was waiting for the shuttle to show up, J comes running up the dirt path, barefoot and wild eyed (we never really went to sleep after the sushi party), carrying more textiles in his arms. He opened up my backpack, stuffed more inside, and placed more ...

The Chichicastenango Experience

A travel blog entry by onyfootprintz


... all the food vendors and sounds of people yelling drawing attention to what they are selling oh and of course the chickens squawking as you pass the butcher vendors. This is a true Guatemalan experience.

So much beauty in this experience- the colors of the ladies traditional attire, children running around as their parents are selling their goods, and all the beautiful colourful materials being sold; endless amounts of fresh fruits ...

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