Tag: Guate

The Guatemala Trip (July 2017)

Going to Guatemala 15 June 2017 On a whim, I decided to book a weekend in Guatemala mid June 2017. I literally booked the ticket the day before I left! Whether that is advisable or not is probably the subject of another post! I’ve done some spontaneous things in my travels but never this. I

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Lake Atitlán

After having a nice evening of dreaming and enjoying the Laguna Lodge, I ran into a slight challenge. You see, I have a problem with bugs. I try to not let them bother me but I just can’t stand bugs. I knew in advance that the hotel was rustic and basically in the forest but

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Panajachel and Laguna Lodge

So after my driver picked me up at my hotel, I said my goodbyes to Antigua and left at around 1pm Saturday. We proceeded to spend a good hour in the nightmarish Guatemalan traffic getting out of Antigua and made our way to Lake Atitlan by road. The journey took about 3 hours and I

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Antigua, Guatemala

After I arrived at Guatemala City International Airport (GUA) around 7:15pm (20 minutes late), our captain began landing procedures only to pull up at the last minute. That was a bit alarming to be honest (cant say I’ve ever seen that). He then came on the overhead speaker to state that another plane hadn’t moved

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Hotel Review: Camino Real Antigua

Right off the bat I was greeted by a professional at the front curb of the Camino Real Antigua who took my bag and assisted me with checking in. I had to run to the ATM to get some cash to tip Alejandro (which did not go well as one of the ATMs did not

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Last Minute to Guatemala

On a whim, I decided to book a weekend in Guatemala mid June 2017. I literally booked the ticket the day before I left! Whether that is advisable or not is probably the subject of another post! I’ve done some spontaneous things in my travels but never this. I knew I wanted an inexpensive weekend

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