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Xela to Flores

Tue, 25 Aug 2009 | By thefuegoproject | Views [5931] | Comments [4]

9/8/09 - 20/8/09 Xela to Flores 445 km Well we did it, we finally left Xela after a few previous attempts to do so. It had been one of those places where no matter what you try to do, you may never leave. What started as a few weeks of Spanish ... Read more >

Tags: caves, cycling, guatemala, highlands

Viajando en moto por Latinoamérica. 10º país: GUATEMALA

Tue, 4 Dec 2012 | By loloberlin | Views [2133]

Martes 11 de septiembre. Del lado de Guatemala a mí me pidieron por primera vez la constancia de vacunación contra fiebre amarilla . Menos mal que la tenía sino hubiera tenido que pagar lo que creo estaban buscando que es un billete ... Read more >

Guatemala - First impressions

Mon, 17 Dec 2007 | By connieandjohn | Views [1815]

  Now we know why few people bring a car into Central America.   Even before we reached the border between Mexico and Guatemala we picked up a guide.   He and his son directed us to follow their motorcycle then handled our exit from Mexico and the ... Read more >

Tags: People

Semuc Champey

Mon, 20 Feb 2012 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [1798]

I rise up this morning to take a test of my true adventureness! Whilst El Retiro boasts a beautiful setting, I regret staying here. They're nice enough to let me store my bag as I stuck 50 quetzales (price of admission to Semuc Champey) in my pocket.... Read more >

Tags: water

Tankers, danger, and the colonial capital

Tue, 21 Feb 2012 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [1325]

With Semuc Champey wrapped up, I began my journey toward Antigua. In the cab of a big rig I was, going up the winding and gravel road out of Lanquin and onto the road toward Guatemala City. Up a series of twists, turns, and hairbends, it took over ... Read more >

perfect day so far!

Sun, 17 Jun 2007 | By moley | Views [1143] | Comments [1]

In a small wee town called Flores Gautemala. Yesterday Jo and I decided to swim in the lake outside the hotel. We sat in the water which was teeming with fish and looked across the further bank. It was beautiful, the sun was shining and we were in ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter

Mexico to Belize to Guatemala - Week One!

Sat, 26 Sep 2009 | By ash-clarey | Views [671] | Comments [2]

Hi All We are having an absolute blast! This is most definitely the life. Since our last message we have been through Belize and into Guatemala. Belize is an amazing country but just too expensive for us. We were on the islands in the Carribean ... Read more >

Psychedelic souls and sky giants

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 | By compassrose | Views [647]

“¡Cuidado!” someone shouts, as a quetzal with a six metre wingspan catches a gust and soars upwards, rippling my hair as I duck. The giant bird lurches as her reins pull taught, and she begins to dance proudly back and forth on the ... Read more >

Tags: 2017 writing scholarship

outa xela!

Wed, 4 Mar 2009 | By soyeldustin | Views [464] | Comments [1]

Today I left Xela. So long to seeing Santa Maria from anywhere, anytime. So long to volunteering with Nuevos Horizontes. Im going to miss those rowdy little kids! Im gonna miss the awesome traveler scene (kinda.) Xela is a great place to meet people ... Read more >

This is why Volunteering in Guatemala with your best friend is a good idea

Mon, 18 May 2015 | By nomadicdron | Views [423]

It is said that a family is something we get when we are born, but friends are the ones we choose ourselves. From our childhood to the days of our old age; friends are the ones who go along with us in all our ups and downs in life. They know our deepest ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala volunteering, volunteer abroad, volunteering in guatemala

Gallery: Antigua

Mon, 8 Jan 2007 | By ghostofkrystenpast | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: more belize a bit of guatamala

Tue, 25 Mar 2008 | By aprillabbe | Photo Gallery

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Photos: My Scholarship Entry - Surviving Guatemala

Sun, 18 Nov 2012 | By hcarson | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A fellow from Ireland was telling me about his love of music. He described the feeling of playing on a guitar, how much it meant to him and inspired him.He asked “What's comparable for you?” My answer was simple,“cameras, photography”.What started off ... Read more >
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Tags: guatemala, photography, scholarship

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited - Culture and rituals of Guatemala

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 | By itai | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Travel is my greatest passion. It drives me intensely to explore places, people and ideas which are indissociable to me. Filling my senses and mind as I travel has always brought me great joy. One day though, I discovered that I could share this feeling ... Read more >
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Tags: travel photography scholarship 2012


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By nancykent | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

The love affair began at age 12 with a cheap point & shoot. Looking back those snap shots weren’t anything special, but at the time they were everything. It was then that I forged a bond with photography that would never be broken. I am a bit of a dinosaur ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 Travel Photography Scholarship


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