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Guatemala Tour

On week in Guatemala, including tours to Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Volcano Pacaya, Tikal, and the hanging bridges near Flores.

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John Keller
One night in Guatemala City to regroup is all that remained after a truly enjoyable week of sights and experiences. One last memory for the road: as we were sitting at the airport in Flores, I bought …
Fresh fruits at Chichicastenango
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John Keller
The town of Flores is a pretty little island, with colorful shops and restaurants and a gorgeous lakeside area. The highlight of our walking tour, though, occurred when we reached the square in front …
The busy market
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John Keller
The mother of all Mayan ruins? If not, whatever is better must be truly spectacular. This was a great time of year to go, as the weather was perfect and the crowds nonexistent. As we walked …
Produce market at Chichicastenango
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John Keller
I nevered imagined that I would be able to climb an active volcano and come within just a few yards of freely flowing lava, but that's exactly what I did. After "skiing" down the pumice …
Lunchtime concert on the a-GOURD-ion.  Ha ha.
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John Keller
On the move again (returning to Antigua), we stopped in the village of Panajachel and the town square and market of Solola. This market was a bit smaller, with a lot more hustle and bustle on the …
Parque Central in Antigua
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John Keller
While crossing the somewhat choppy lake in a small motorboat, we saw fishermen in traditional boats, along with windsurfers speeding across the surface of this gorgeous lake. Our hotel faced one of …
Arches in Antigua
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John Keller
On our way to Lake Atitlan, we stopped for lunch and shopping in this amazing kaleidoscope of colors, smells, and sounds. There is SO much merchandise for sale!! My favorites, though, were the indoor …
Guatemalan child
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John Keller
Arrived in Guatemala City on a direct flight from Newark airport, and, as is the custom with this company, were greeted promptly and courteously, and taken to our hotel in Antigua in time to rest and …

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