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Feb 20, 2005 - El Retiro ¨retreat¨ in Lanquin, Guatemala

Few places on our journey so far have trapped us in their web like El Retiro in Lanquin. A tiny town in the valley, Lanquin was blessed with electricity only five years ago, and the dirt road leading to it is fairly untraveled. To find such a wonderful refuge in such a town was amazing. Perhaps that was part of its draw. We had been yearing a bit for the company of other travelers, as we had been through something of a dry spell for most of Guatemala. Our thirst for company was certainly quenched at this great hostel. An all-inclusive...

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