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Old 10-30-2013, 06:10 PM   #145
Moto Mikey
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Originally Posted by advFord View Post
I will be traveling through Guatemala beginning this weekend and wanted to check on road conditions/safety for a couple spots.

Zaculeo Ruins
I'm crossing at La Mesia then riding to Huehuetenango and to Zaculeo.

Queztaltenango to San Pedro La Laguna
Once I get off the Pan Am Hwy, is the road to Santa Clara then to San Pedro safe? Any robberies on that stretch?

I read many reports that the road around the south of the lake is high risk for robbery, but is it the highlighted road seen in the

Thanks for any tips. I'm really looking forward to experiencing Guatemala.
I'm in San Pedro La Laguna now and will be here for the next week studying Spanish. Hit me up when you're in town.

No issue riding from the PanAm to San Pedro. The road turns into crappy pavement about 1/4 the way down but no issues. It's really beautiful here. I'd avoid the road South of the lake.. I'm going to look into taking a ferry or boat across the lake to Panajachel when I'm leaving.
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