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Panajachel - Calle Santander
JANUARY 2017: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Monterrico to Panajachel, Lake Atitlan via a stop-over in Antigua. In Monterrico, I stayed in a BELOW GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the Hotel El Delfin. The room had a Private Bathroom but it was very basic. I stayed 8 nights and paid an average of GTQ100 / night. They provided free water all day and free coffee in the mornings. It was time to move on to Lake Atitlan … MONTERRICO TO ANTIGUA: Adventurous people can catch a combination of a ferry and local ‘Chicken Buses’ and get from Monterrico to […]

Panajachel – Lake Atitlan – Guatemala – Information



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JANUARY 2017: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Antigua and include: A Suttle / Minivan from Antigua to Monterrico 8 nights in BELOW GRANDPAcking Standard accommodation Food & Drink Mobile Data / Communications Lots of partying CROSS REFERENCES: For more detail, read about Monterrico. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this country. Click here for detailed Travel Information and more Travel Budgets in this country. Read About – GRANDPAcking Costs if you don’t know how to interpret my figures. SPREADSHEET SUMMARY: MY ACTUAL 1 PERSON BACKPAcking COSTS: Cost Of Existence (COE): My costs are purely provided for information purposes. I do not always follow ‘GRANDPAcking Standards’. In fact, I […]

Monterrico – Guatemala – GRANDPAcking Costs



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JANUARY 2017: Why not read our Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Antigua to Monterrico by Shuttle / Minivan. In Antigua, I stayed in a BELOW GRANDPAcking Standard hotel: the La Quinta Lucia. It had a Shared Bathroom. I booked a Twin Room at the Quinta for 9 nights and paid an average of GTQ143 / night over the New Year period. It is normal for hotels to TRIPLE their rates on New Year’s Eve. It is, also, common for them to DOUBLE their rates on Friday and Saturday nights. The Quinta room was comfortable enough and my room had a […]

Monterrico – Guatemala – Information