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Guatemala--Lake Atitlan

GUATEMALA | Mon, 27 Mar 2017 | By dmstaton | Views [726]

I'm sitting on a huge boulder on the shore of Lake Atitlan, a high sitting lake in Guatemala surrounded by volcanic mountains. Its rim is dotted with a mix of both local and touristy Mayan towns. It's Sunday and I'm in San Pedro. Today seems to be a ... Read more >

Tags: america, atitlan, central, guatemala, hiking, lake, lake, travel

Photos: Central America 2015

GUATEMALA | Mon, 7 Sep 2015 | By timmylodhi | Photo Gallery

Photos from an inspiring trip with my sister over the summer of 2015
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Tags: backpacking, belize, central america, colombia, costa rica, guatemala, honduras, mexico, nicaragua, panama

San Cristobal - our final destination in Mexico

MEXICO | Tue, 30 Jun 2015 | By sheree | Views [481]

We came to San Cristobal last as it was apparently the main gateway to continue our travels south to Guatemala. When we asked our hostel reception about buses to Flores to visit one of the best ruins in the world - Tikal we were advised they don't leave ... Read more >

Tags: churches, guatemala, hot chocolate, markets, san cristobal, shops, streets, tacos

Photos: Guatemala & The Earth Lodge

GUATEMALA | Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By shortstuffsmith | Flickr Photo Gallery

Recent Travels
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Tags: antigua, earth lodge, guatemala

Guatemala, Mexico and Honduras revisited

GUATEMALA | Wed, 24 Apr 2013 | By coggos | Views [1553]

Semana Santa - Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras revisited.    It was a culture shock to return to Cancun after 3.5 weeks in Cuba but lovely to see Tamara before she returned to Australia. Finally went to the beach which is really an amazing ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, cenotes, chichen itza, guatemala, honduras, merida, mexico, semana santa, vallodolid

Dia de despegar menos 4

MEXICO | Thu, 18 Apr 2013 | By raquelita | Views [309]

Estoy nerviosa. Es mi primer viaje latinamericano excepto una vez en el Caribe fuera de Mexico y tengo bastante anos.  Espero que no tengo problems con los cajeros permanentes. Espero que mantengo mi sentido comun sin perder oportunidades. ... Read more >

Tags: expat en mexico, guatemala, preparations

My endeavour

USA | Thu, 11 Apr 2013 | By ak13 | Views [440]

I will be volunteering in Central and South America in 2013. BOLIVIA   What will I be doing in Cochabamba? Helping in the day care Helping in the English classes Tutoring of all school levels (mainly English and mathematics) ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, childcare, coffee plantation, eco conservation, guatemala, lima, orphanage, peru, teaching, volunteer

Guatemala and Honduras

GUATEMALA | Thu, 14 Feb 2013 | By coggos | Views [1448]

Guatemala   After our family time in Mexico, we head south into our next country, Guatemala. The border crossing is a hassle. Local men wanting to change money at dodgy exchange rates, confusion with the exit fees out of Mexico. Do we pay ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, copan de ruinas, flores, guatemala, rio dulce, san pedro, semuc champey, xela

Photos: My Scholarship Entry - Surviving Guatemala

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

Chicken Buses & Guatemala Transport

GUATEMALA | Thu, 22 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1461]

They're just so freaking colorful; how can you not want to take a ride on one of these old American school buses while backpacking around Guatemala, or any Central American country for that matter?  Being painted in a rainbow of ... Read more >

Tags: bus, central america, guatemala, travel-transport

Altiplano Llama Sausage

BOLIVIA | Wed, 15 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [704]

As I type, I am sitting in an internet cafe in Oruro, Bolivia.  It is cold as hell, and the altitude is around 3700m, but I think coming here was definitely a great idea. Backing up a bit, I spent most of the last week at Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala.... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bolivia, couchsurfing, guatemala, la paz, lag de atitlan, llama sausage, oruro

The Art of Doing Nothing

GUATEMALA | Thu, 5 Jan 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [860]

Geographically speaking, I haven't moved that much from where I was last week, but sometimes I need to hibernate for a few days to catch my breath.  I am currently in Rio Dulce, a small town 30 minutes down-river from Livingston, my port of entry from ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, hotel kangaroo, relaxing, rio dulce

Guatemala - Health & Disease

GUATEMALA | Fri, 25 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [776]

The horror stories definitely plague blogs, forums and guide books when it comes to staying healthy while traveling to Guatemala.  There's the all-too-common story of getting stomach trouble the night before needing to board a long-distance bus, or ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, south america, travel-health

Risky Business in Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Fri, 25 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [863]

It is no secret that Guatemala has a high rate of crime, as do many developing countries where money is scarce and governments are corrupt.   By traveling to this Central American favorite, you are potentially putting yourself at risk, but knowledge ... Read more >

Tags: crime, guatemala, south america, travel-crime

Shake, Rattle & Roll in Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Fri, 25 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1093]

Guatemala is a country built on volcanoes, set upon fault lines and in the path of tropical storms.  To be a local in Guatemala is to endure many of these natural disasters – both big and small – and to be a tourist is to risk experiencing any of ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, natural disaster, south america, travel-safety-tips

December - Quema del Diablo (Burning of the Devil), Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Mon, 21 Nov 2011 | By worldfestivals | Views [8125] | Video

Location: Guatemala City and Antigua, Guatemala Dates: 7 December Level of Participation: 2 – you’ll be watching, unless you fancy throwing out some rubbish Description: If you want some good ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, quema del diablo, world festivals

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry - Women of Guatemala

BRAZIL | Fri, 4 Nov 2011 | By candidgypsy | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Fernanda , I'm an enthusiastic photo student from Brazil who decided to totally abandon corporate life to become a travel photographer. Of course, things don't happen so quickly and while I'm finishing my course I work as a freelance English/Portuguese ... Read more >
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Tags: baby, cowboys, female, future, gender differences, guatemala, male, weaving, women, work

Photos: Tikal, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Tue, 2 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery

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Tags: ancient, bus, guatemala, jungle, monkeys, ruins, sacred, temple, tikal

Photos: Antigua

GUATEMALA | Mon, 1 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery

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Tags: antigua, churches, earthquakes, guatemala, hostel, volcanoes

Guatemala Part 2: Need More Time

GUATEMALA | Sun, 5 Jun 2011 | By elis82 | Views [1298]

We enjoyed San Pedro la Laguna and were learning so much Spanish, we decided another week was in order. It was a great time – our host family excellent, the location relaxing and idyllic, we met some new friends, it felt like home (that there were ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, ruins, volcanoes

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