San Tomas Bella Vista Ecolodge

Address: 6 kms. de Panajachel, Santa Catarina Palopo, Lake Atitlan, Western Highlands, Guatemala | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 6 kms. de Panajachel, Santa Catarina Palopo.
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    Travel Blogs from Santa Catarina Palopo

    Our own Mayan Fire Ceremony

    A travel blog entry by sandy1948 on Mar 27, 2015

    1 comment, 20 photos

    ... Santa Caterina, where he lives with his wife and two small sons. His mother-in-law is the shaman who will be doing our healing ceremony. Alex will assist and translate.

    Our first stop is the local market where Alex will purchase the long list of items, required for the ceremony. There is special bundles that fuel the fire as well as a kind of "fat wood." There is incense and many different colored candles. Dora and I each had to pick our own larger candle based ...

    All natural Semuc Champey

    A travel blog entry by kevandjen on Mar 16, 2015

    1 comment, 20 photos

    ... arrived at the cave entrance and were given a little introduction onto how the tour through the caves was to proceed. We were told by the hostel to pack our shoes for wading in during the cave tour as there would be rocks on the floor. The guide, however, recommended going barefoot. (We were very glad we did as we could feel properly with our feet along the bottom and we could also place our feet better on the ladders). We were all given candles for inside the cave, ...

    Where the Water Goes Under the Ground

    A travel blog entry by mdyoung5 on Jan 08, 2015

    5 photos

    ... through the pools and then going back for our cameras to take pictures. After we had our fill of the pools, we hiked up the mountain to see the whole thing from a birds eye view. The hike was quite difficult, extremely slippery and treacherous, but SO BEAUTIFUL!! Gorgeous trees and rocks intertwined, narrow rock steps, and intricately designed wooden steps. By the time we reached the top, I was pretty wooped, but ...

    Where to start..

    A travel blog entry by martinezje on Oct 18, 2014

    8 photos

    ... El Salvador they check your passport and give you a little paper that you give to the people in the Guatemalan imagination. And guess what?! We got a NEW stamp. From one side to an other where like 300 meters there you take an other bus to the capital Guatemala city. Here comes the challenge We arrived in the city and you feel it. It chaos. So many busses and all completely full. Everyone is all over the place crossing between cars, jumping on still moving busses, ...

    1 month in

    A travel blog entry by dosisliving on Jun 28, 2014

    14 photos

    ... it's after club hours. It's super weird being in a club who has a man on constant lookout and tells the dj when to turn the music off and everyone to be silent. Final phase - It was early morning and a couple of us wanted to leave, leaving is similar to arriving as you wait for the guy on lookout to give you the okay and then you run out and pretend you were never there. The night was sick but the hike was brutal.

    Saturday morning and 3 hours ...