Casa Vieja Lodge

San Jose, Guatemala | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from San Jose

Day 3: Visit to Power Plant

A travel blog entry by msj322


... cruise ships.

After the tour, and taking care of some specific things I needed to document, we went to lunch. I was told my only 2 choices were Pollos Camperos (like KFC) or Domino's. I thought that being near the coast (Pacific Ocean) would yield some nice restaurants, and touristy area. But since Guatemala's beaches are all volcanic ash and black, there is very little tourism by the beach. I chose Dominio's. Nothing to report ...

I love Guatemala

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa


... the whole time wondering what the hell you are doing in here but at the same time you love it! After the caves we jumped on tubes and floated down the river for 20 minutes and on the walk back we crossed the bridge and got shown the spot it was safe to jump from so of course a few of us guys jumped, and one girl surprisingly! It was pretty high. Once we got back to the hostel it was time for dinner then pretty much bed for me, it was another big but awesome day! ...

Introduction to Mayan Civilization

A travel blog entry by peterndolly


... the police who are evident during the day are missing at night. He did point out certain parts of the city where we should not go before 10.00am and we needed to be away from there before 16.00hours.

So it was with some trepidation we ventured out the next day, and our concerns were not helped when we saw guards at the major banks armed with pump action shot guns and most small shops with metal bars permanently fixed at the edge of the counter, with ...

Guat's up? Guatemala

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida


... and scarves for example which takes about 7 or 15 days depending on the size. We then visited a medicinal garden where the women were growing different types of herbs which they passed round for us to smell, with an explanation of its uses.

The night in San Juan, Maddie, Michelle and I stayed with a family who welcomed us into their home, and we went with the little 8 year old girl to the school ...


A travel blog entry by surfari


... we got to see semana santa in it's full blown craziest. The streets were rammed, street vendors selling all sorts of tasty guatemalan food. (I'm a massive fan of 10p corn on the cob!) Street sellers selling the usual tat, yes we did buy stuff - Em got herself a pink paper umbrella and i picked up some wrestling masks of course. Then there were the big processions going around all day every day. Best to see the pics for that.. ...


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