No, We Are Not in Thailand

Sorta funny, sorta not. But, no, Casas de Rocio did not move to the Gulf of Bengal. Something was wrong with our reservations. We use both AirBnB and Booking but we normally get about twice as many reservations through AirBnB than through Booking. For the last few months we have had zero AirBnB reservations. It […]

Pay Us with Bitcoin

I keep forgetting to post this always intending to do a serious site upgrade and include this information but never get around to it. So, let me say it now: you can pay your bill here with Bitcoin. If you want to do that, send email to info@casasderocio.com and we will respond with an amount […]

No-Drive Getaway Weekend

If you are looking for an low-stress and inexpensive weekend getaway, here is a possible option. Take a public bus to San Antonio Palopó, have lunch in town, watch the sunset, have an early breakfast here, take a boat to the Sunday market in San Lucas and then return to Guatemala City via public bus. […]

Random Updates

First, I just opened up reservations for the rest of the year. Rocio is back home with her son and things have settled down. Now, I owed everyone a story a month ago but things just didn’t happen as planned. But, we have a new plan which will be less extensive but should make everyone […]

The Reality of San Antonio

What’s it really like here in the town? I was about to answer an email from a person asking about specific “services” here and decided it was worth posting a generic bit of information for all of you.