Hotel Mayan Palace II
Travel Blogs from Panajachel
... the hammocks that sit on our balcony (we both managed to get in and out of them without any falls I am proud to report), we make our way up to Lanquin (Lan-kin) to check out the little provincial town. It had the same feel as most of the Guatemalan villages we have seen – bright coloured houses, smiley locals. The streets were busy with lots of trucks that the locals and some brave tourists got on, basically hold on to what you can as you move through the bumpy roads. ...
... the border - no one would pass in either direction.
After a half hour wait in front of the gates, there was an announcement that they would open the border for 3 minutes. The next 3 minutes was a bit surreal...the barriers stayed down and the demonstrators didn't really move aside, a couple of gaps opened up where people came from the opposite direction. Forty of us, with backpacks on backs (and the Australians with surfboards under their ...
... by standing in the back on an open truck, or at least doing your best to stay standing as you bump your way along a rocky, mountain track. You engage every muscle in your body to hold yourself steady, and risk falling over if you remove one hand from the rail in order to take a photo. Dust and grit are blown into your face from the trail of the truck in front of you. At least you know you can wash it off in the waters again.
Semuc Champey is a natural limestone ...
I first discovered the beauty of Guatemala when I visited five years ago, entering from Mexico in the south west and exiting onwards into Belize in the north east. My time was short but rewarding, with the colourful and cobbled streets of Antigua, the tranquil beauty of Lago de Atitlan and the majestic Mayan temples of Tikal, amongst others. And I remembering thinking that if I ever returned to this stunning country, one place that would call me back was Lago de Atitlan. In between my ...
... Lake Atitlan, including services from Panajachel to San Juan, San Pedro and Santiago. These boat rides come with bonus thrills, as the waves and wind will create that perfect jolting and jarring feeling, every honeymooning couple will want.
Here at Lake Atitlan's Volcano warehouse we have villages galore.
Panajachel, a tourists dream, with restaurants and trinket ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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