Hotel El Arbol

Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Western Highlands, 7016, Guatemala | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Marcos La Laguna

Cacao ceremony, San Marcos

A travel blog entry by zendrik


... but we are also on the rim of a passing tropical storm that destroys and kills as it crosses Guatemala and Mexico. My new home is a large stone cottage. Really only one open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen with a high roof, a beautiful space. My bed is underneath the stairs that go up to the loft, which is Christina's bedroom, and leads to the balcony that overlooks the lake. After two days of overcast skies, it clears for a few hours and I get a view of ...

Day Three

A travel blog entry by jenniferruetz


... finishing laying the concrete down. Today was the toughest workout so fare. Sam and I both have bruises on our arms from supporting the concrete buckets, but totally worth it.  We than walked over to the church for lunch there were all ready kids waiting for us. It  didn't take long for them to be comfortable with us at all. They were tickling, hugging, even kissing sometimes. We had a break for lunch and I am proud to say I started a new Guatemalan food trend today. We ...

Ain't No Party Like a Gringo Party

A travel blog entry by dinojay2


... shops of Pana daily in order to get as much use as possible out of this giant multi-coloured bag I bought just for that purpose”. Typically they are not interested in the party scene, are often self-employed, family-oriented and mainly intent on procreating as giddily often as the laws of nature will allow.

San Pedro

There are a lot of expats in San Pedro, also known as Atitlán’s backpacker central. So there are a number ...

Getting Places

A travel blog entry by dinojay2


... buses that pass through San Pedro, San Juan and San Pablo, they still don't actually venture as far as San Marcos, and definitely not past it to where we stay. Which, since we rarely have any pressing place to be, is mostly a good thing as it means fewer loud vehicles polluting the neighbourhood with their carbon monoxide and whimsical customized horns.

1. On Foot

The village of San Marcos is about a fifteen minute walk from Pasaj-Cap, wonderfully ...

Where the Wild Things Are

A travel blog entry by dinojay2


... the most numerous and irritating are the regular house flies. So at least they don’t bite or anything. But they are still incredibly irritating and I would say that on an average day I kill around 20 (thanks to the great, old-fashioned fly swatter we specifically stole from the cabin to bring down here in preparation). Plus, I feel like they are getting more clever as time goes on, spending more and more time taunting me from the screen of our laptop, or the rim of a ...


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