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Guatemala Trip March 2009

Kristen, Myrtle & Art: All the places we stayed were wonderful, not only because of the comfortable rooms or quaint little huts, but because of all the natural beauty and friendly people.

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Time well spent in Guatemala
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
Once inside the park, it was one spectacular photo-op after another. We climbed one of the temples and found ourselves high above the tree tops. As we walked around this very large site visiting …
Time well spent in Guatemala
Author
Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
Using river boat and van (the usual transportation modes) we proceeded to Tikal Archaeological Park to see more Mayan ruins. We were excited for since our arrival in Guatemala, we had been told over …
Time well spent in Guatemala
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
We took another short boat ride to the island which contained the Aquateca Archaeological Mayan ruins; a unique site with much excavating to be accomplished but little funding (an unfortunate …
Time well spent in Guatemala
Author
Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
At Chiminos Island Lodge, we stayed in a jungle tree house overlooking the river. We were awakened in the morning by the sound of howler monkeys.
Journeys around the globe
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
The next morning we flew to Flores and met our next guide, a Mayan who with great pride asked us to check his profile to determine that he is fully Mayan, not a mixto. From Flores we drove to the …
Journeys around the globe
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
We later returned to Antigua—such a lovely town with cobbled stone streets and old historic buildings. After a walking tour of the city, we drove toward the Pacific to climb Pacaya volcano. …
Journeys around the globe
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
The next morning we took a boat ride to another lake village, San Juan. We went to an art gallery owned by a Mayan woman, Angelina, and her husband. Our guide, who admires their work, told us that …
Journeys around the globe
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
The trip was wonderful—what a beautiful country! We arrived in Antigua late at night and arose to paradise the next morning. We emerged from our room surrounded by beautiful flowers. As we …
Journeys around the globe
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Myrtle Hendricks-Corrales
When we arrived in Guatemala, we were pleased to discover that the tour company Adventure Life uses, Viaventure, has the same philosophy as Adventure Life. Viaventure contributes to the local economy …

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