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Semuc Champey: Natural Monument

One 4:30am tuk tuk, three buses and twelve hours of travel took us from San Marcos de Laguna to the most beautiful river I have yet to see. 392 more words

Central America

Semuc Champey, the most beautiful place in Guatemala

Semuc Champey is a beautiful natural phenomenon in the Alta Verapaz region of Guatemala. Try to get your head around this: the picture above shows a 300m natural limestone bridge with clear blue pools on top. 316 more words



This is from my first solo travel trip to Central America. I’d saved up tons of vacation time, so took a ten-day trip to Guatemala with the intention of chilling by Lake Atitlan and taking Spanish classes for a week. 313 more words


Guatemala Part II: Semuc Champey

You cram into a mini van filled with other travelers, everyone has barely enough room for their legs before knees are bursting through the backs of seats. 508 more words


Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Semuc Champey has been the number one recommendation from most people I’ve crossed paths with. The natural pools are located in the Guatemalan mountains around Laquin and despite the long journey and endless potholes, hoards of people brave the roads to get to this magical place. 447 more words


Guat's up Guatemala!

Dumb American girl to German Gabriel: Oh I’ve been to Germany, I love Germany! Where are you from?

Gabriel: Hamburg

Dumb American: (Vague look)  Oh, I only know like, the big, main cities, like Munich. 1,305 more words


Guatemala es Increíble

 After our time in Xela we headed to Lake Atitlan and for the town of San Pedro La Laguna. Lake Atitlan is the deepest lake in Guatemala and (like most things in Guatemala) is surrounded by mountains and volcanoes making it really picturesque (like lake Como, but without George Clooney) and has little villages dotted around the lake shore. 1,980 more words

Central America