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Craig and Steph's Easter in Guatemala

We explored the enchanting blend of Mayan and Christian traditions surrounding Easter in Antigua and Lake Atitlan, and then visited the intriguing Mayan ruins at Tikal. Text and photos originally published on our web site www.craigandstephsvacations.com

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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 5 am and pretty much headed straight to the park. On the way we saw ocellated turkeys walking around in the parking lot. We admired how large they looked and commented on how different …
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We woke up at 3:45 am and met our driver in front of La Sin Ventura at 4:30. We needed two vans to fit all of us but we travelled together the whole way. The ride was enjoyable and it seemed to go by …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 6:30 am and headed to La Fuenta for breakfast. Marcia had left for home bright and early this morning. Craig got an omelette and I got panqueques again. We also had a nice side dish of …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
At 4 am we were awoken by the pounding of drums. We thought that maybe it was in celebration of the finishing of the carpet so we threw on some clothes and went outside. It turns out that the carpet …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 6 am. Craig took a shower and we found that it barely drained. I waited for about half an hour for the water level to go down enough so I could take my shower. We went to La Fuenta for …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We woke up at 6 and packed up our stuff. We met the group (minus the girls) for breakfast. Craig got scrambled eggs and bacon. I got panqueques with bacon. We sat on the patio of the restaurant …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We got up a little later this morning and met the group for breakfast at 7:45. I got panqueques (pancakes) with bacon, watermelon, and banana. Craig got scrambled eggs and bacon. The service was very …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
Today was our free day. All along we had hoped to go horseback riding, but in the end Andre hadn't been able to arrange it for us. So we decided to hike the San Pedro volcano instead. We woke up at …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
I woke up at around 5:00 with a rumbling in my stomach. I headed into the bathroom only to find that the power was out, so I quickly had to rummage around in my bag for my flashlight. By the time we …
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Stephanie & Craig Smith
We officially woke up at 6 o'clock, but we had heard fireworks and birds starting at around 5:30. We took nice hot showers and headed outside at aroung 7:20. We started to meet people from our group …
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We started out on this trip with very little sleep. The night before we departed, we had tickets to the symphony. When we got home, we watched some of our guilty pleasure TV shows …

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