Semuc Champey, Lanquin, Guatemala | Lodge

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Wet and Wild Guatemalan style!

A travel blog entry by samandmegan


... about mechanically. However, when they said 'tyre' they actually meant 'wheel', which is a much more worrying state of affairs and our luck ran out about an hour out of Lanquin when a horrendous screeching sound could be heard coming from the back-left wheel. The driver was happy to carry on oblivious but we collectively decided that we didn't fancy going around some of the most treacherous, winding mountain roads in the world with a wheel on fire! So, there ...

Eleven-legged journeys and mozzie bites

A travel blog entry by jesshill

So, it turns out that once you're on an island in the Caribbean, you are much further away from anything else and particularly Guatemala. After pondering over-ambitious routes to get to our next destination- Semuc Champey- we decided it would be best to go back the way we came. And so began our eleven-legged journey over two days! Leg 3 of the journey involved our most chickeny of chicken buses yet, being half sat on ...

Drive to Lanquin

A travel blog entry by molsen


Long 8 hour drive. With over 100 speed bumps. Trust me the speed bumps drive you crazy.. there was about 10-15km of dirt road at the end of the trip that was fairly steep.
Lanquin is a tiny town that at the moment doesnt have any power.
So the place i stayed ran their generators ever morning and night for a few hours.
(normally they have power but there is some local goverment dispute happening so they cut the power off to the town)

Semuc Champey

A travel blog entry by rainman2468


... off with all our bags without telling anybody what he was up to. He was gone close to 30-minutes before coming back....apparently he needed air for the tires from down the road. We had all started to plan what we would do if he didn't come almost made me happy that he was gone because it would mean the torture of the trip would be over. We got in to Lanquin late at night and were thankfully picked up by our hostel because ...

Welcome to Guatemala - one week in Antigua...

A travel blog entry by justin_and_emac


... Australian Chris whom we met at the top. We had some great food in Antigua, highlights include restaurants Porche No, Cactus and Cafe Faro which served a daily menu for 15 quetzales (£1.20)! Also the mojito bucket we purchased with Gemma and Dave for 119 Quetzales that came with a full bottle of rum!! Overall we are not sure what we saw in Antigua however we loved the vibe and were sad to leave at the end of our ...


This lodge, located on Semuc Champey, Lanquin, is near Zoológico Nacional La Aurora, Zona Viva, Museo Popol Vuh, and Edificio de Correos Central.
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