Sheree at Mixco Viejo (Philip Flood)
Sheree at Mixco Viejo
Mixco Viejo is located 40 miles from Guatemala City (Philip Flood)
Mixco Viejo is located 40 miles from Guatemala City
40 miles is close in TX but it took 2 hours to get there (Philip Flood)
40 miles is close in TX but it took 2 hours to get there
Mixco is a beautiful site and well worth the trip (Philip Flood)
Mixco is a beautiful site and well worth the trip
Most of the site has been reconstructed (Philip Flood)
Most of the site has been reconstructed
Mixco was one of the last Mayan cities to fall (Philip Flood)
Mixco was one of the last Mayan cities to fall
The brick work reminded us of Comalcalco in Mexico (Philip Flood)
The brick work reminded us of Comalcalco in Mexico
Sheree on the pyramid. (Philip Flood)
Sheree on the pyramid.
Phil at one of the ballcourts (Philip Flood)
Phil at one of the ballcourts
Mixco\'s mountaintop location aided in its defense (Philip Flood)
Mixco\'s mountaintop location aided in its defense
There\'s a model of the site under the palapa (Philip Flood)
There\'s a model of the site under the palapa
Our road from Mixco varied from a newly paved road (Philip Flood)
Our road from Mixco varied from a newly paved road
To a nicely graded dirt road (Philip Flood)
To a nicely graded dirt  road
To a rutted path (Philip Flood)
To a rutted path
Our room at Ram Tzul in the cloud forest (Philip Flood)
Our room at Ram Tzul in the cloud forest
The bamboo forest (Philip Flood)
The bamboo forest
Ernesto our guide for the hike (Philip Flood)
Ernesto our guide for the hike
The first waterfall (Philip Flood)
The first  waterfall
The area was so verdant (Philip Flood)
The  area was so verdant
The big water fall from the mirador (Philip Flood)
The big water  fall from the mirador
Sheree at mirador (Philip Flood)
Sheree at mirador
Chicoj Coffee Cooperative near Coban (Philip Flood)
Chicoj Coffee Cooperative near Coban
Phil gets hooked up for the zipline (Philip Flood)
Phil gets hooked up for the zipline
The first zipline goes over coffee plants (Philip Flood)
The first zipline goes over coffee plants
Two of the ziplines went over water. Crocodiles?? (Philip Flood)
Two of the ziplines went over water. Crocodiles??
Gloria explains the coffee making process in perfect Spanish (Philip Flood)
Gloria explains the coffee making process in perfect Spanish
The orchid nursery and Sergio, our driver (Philip Flood)
The  orchid nursery and Sergio, our driver
Hotel El Recreo - it looks a bit rustic (Philip Flood)
Hotel El Recreo - it looks a bit rustic
Our very rustic room (Philip Flood)
Our very rustic room
The best way to escape the heat? (Philip Flood)
The best way to escape the heat?
The road to Semuc Champey (Philip Flood)
The road to Semuc Champey
Semuc Champey en espanol (Philip Flood)
Semuc Champey en espanol
First view of the pools (Philip Flood)
First view of the pools
Beautiful tropical plants (Philip Flood)
Beautiful tropical plants
View of lower pools (Philip Flood)
View of lower pools
Other side of lower pool (Philip Flood)
Other side of lower pool
Middle pools of Semuc Champey (Philip Flood)
Middle pools of Semuc Champey
Another view of middle pools (Philip Flood)
Another view of middle pools
Farm next to Chilasco Falls trail (Philip Flood)
Farm next to Chilasco Falls trail
Chilasco Falls trail (Philip Flood)
Chilasco Falls trail
Exploring the forests of Guatemala on foot (Philip Flood)
Exploring the forests of Guatemala on foot
Red mushrooms (Philip Flood)
Red mushrooms
Sign for Chilasco Falls lookout (Philip Flood)
Sign for Chilasco Falls lookout
Trail to mirador (Philip Flood)
Trail to mirador
View of Chilasco Falls - the photo doesn\'t show its beauty (Philip Flood)
View of Chilasco Falls - the photo doesn\'t show its beauty
Sign to saltito- another waterfall (Philip Flood)
Sign to saltito- another waterfall
Wendy at saltito (Philip Flood)
Wendy at saltito
Saltito Waterfall (Philip Flood)
Saltito Waterfall
Sheree\'s hand and butterfly at saltito (Philip Flood)
Sheree\'s hand and butterfly at saltito
A great place to rest & cool off (Philip Flood)
A great place to rest & cool off
Wendy at saltito (Philip Flood)
Wendy at saltito
View of area around saltito (Philip Flood)
View of area around saltito
Rural transportation on dirt road to Chilasco (Philip Flood)
Rural transportation on dirt road to Chilasco
Hotel Aurora- patio (Philip Flood)
Hotel Aurora- patio
Hotel Aurora (Philip Flood)
Hotel Aurora
Antigua main square. (Philip Flood)
Antigua main square.
Phil\'s first shoeshine - off main plaza (Philip Flood)
Phil\'s first shoeshine - off main plaza
Antigua arch with volcano in backgroung (Philip Flood)
Antigua arch with volcano in backgroung
Antigua street scene (Philip Flood)
Antigua street scene
Volcanoes are visible everywhere - it seems (Philip Flood)
Volcanoes are visible everywhere - it seems
Ruins of a church (Philip Flood)
Ruins of a church
Close up of the church (Philip Flood)
Close up of the church
Indian market in Antigua (Philip Flood)
Indian market in Antigua
Wow, look at that pinata! (Philip Flood)
Wow, look at that pinata!
Antigua market (Philip Flood)
Antigua market
People going to the market (Philip Flood)
People going to the market
Sheree outside of Restaurant 7 & 7 (Philip Flood)
Sheree outside of Restaurant 7 & 7
Ummagumma- a Pink Floyd album (Philip Flood)
Ummagumma- a Pink Floyd album
American clothes by the pound (Philip Flood)
American clothes by the pound
Sheree and Lake Atitlan lookout (Philip Flood)
 Sheree and Lake Atitlan lookout
Hotel Dos Mundos in Pana (Philip Flood)
Hotel Dos Mundos in Pana
The rooms are set off the main street (Philip Flood)
The rooms are set off the main street
La Lanterna Restaurant - yum! (Philip Flood)
La Lanterna Restaurant - yum!
Dos Mundos pool (Philip Flood)
Dos Mundos pool
Our room - it had a safe in it- Sheree liked that! (Philip Flood)
Our room - it had a safe in it-  Sheree liked that!
We delivered our books and art supplies here (Philip Flood)
We delivered our books and art supplies here
Solola Falls - pretty spectacular due to the rain! (Philip Flood)
Solola Falls - pretty spectacular due to the rain!
Solola Falls- no hike needed to see these falls (Philip Flood)
Solola Falls- no hike needed to see these falls
Solola plaza on market day (Philip Flood)
Solola plaza on market day
Solola plaza and view of church on left (Philip Flood)
Solola plaza and view of church on left
Sheree bought a beautiful blue apron from her. (Philip Flood)
Sheree bought a beautiful blue apron from her.
Solola church (Philip Flood)
Solola church
The only photo of Phil and Sheree (Philip Flood)
The only photo of Phil and Sheree
Inside the church (Philip Flood)
Inside the church
Stone baptismal font from colonial days (Philip Flood)
Stone baptismal font from colonial days
Inside the church (Philip Flood)
Inside the church
Stained glass in Guatemala (Philip Flood)
Stained glass in Guatemala
Solola market and Railroad building seen from church (Philip Flood)
Solola market and Railroad building seen from church
Railroad building and Solola market (Philip Flood)
Railroad building and Solola market
Woven bag vendor (Philip Flood)
Woven bag vendor
Traditional and modern clothes (Philip Flood)
Traditional and modern clothes
Do you want to buy a CD? (Philip Flood)
Do you want to buy a  CD?
Embroidery thread (Philip Flood)
Embroidery thread
used American clothes- sweaters & sweatshirts (Philip Flood)
 used American clothes- sweaters & sweatshirts
Lots of shoes! (Philip Flood)
Lots of shoes!
Jaime, our driver and Sheree at Dos Mundos (Philip Flood)
Jaime, our driver and Sheree at Dos Mundos
View from boat traveling to San Juan (Philip Flood)
View from boat traveling to San Juan
Our pilot (Philip Flood)
Our pilot
The boat, pilot, and Hugo on Lake Atitlan (Philip Flood)
The boat, pilot, and Hugo on Lake Atitlan
Sheree on the boat in dock at Pana (Philip Flood)
Sheree on the boat in dock at Pana
San Pedro volcano (Philip Flood)
San Pedro volcano
Reeds near San Juan dock (Philip Flood)
Reeds near  San Juan dock
San Juan- Artist\'s coop on left (Philip Flood)
San Juan- Artist\'s coop on left
The picture we purchased with instruments. (Philip Flood)
The picture we purchased with instruments.
Picture in the cooperative. (Philip Flood)
Picture in the cooperative.
The mayor of San Juan beautified the town (Philip Flood)
The mayor of San Juan beautified the town
Murals beautify San Juan. (Philip Flood)
Murals beautify San Juan.
Most houses were newly painted and trash cleaned up (Philip Flood)
Most houses were newly painted and trash cleaned up
Herb cooperative (Philip Flood)
Herb cooperative
One of many murals in San Juan (Philip Flood)
One of many murals in San Juan
Fancy tuk tuk with real doors (Philip Flood)
Fancy tuk tuk with real doors
First weaving co-op we visited (Philip Flood)
First weaving co-op we visited
Using the big loom - natural color threads (Philip Flood)
Using the big loom - natural color threads
Mural on the side of a house. (Philip Flood)
Mural on the side of a house.
Pounding the cotton to make it thinner (Philip Flood)
Pounding the cotton to make it thinner
Making thread (Philip Flood)
Making thread
Using hand loom (Philip Flood)
Using hand loom
Another hand loom (Philip Flood)
Another hand  loom
More murals in San Juan. (Philip Flood)
More murals in San Juan.
Video arcade in San Juan (Philip Flood)
Video arcade in San Juan
Santigo de Atitlan- Maximon (Philip Flood)
 Santigo de Atitlan- Maximon
Maximon has candles, flowers, food, and incense (Philip Flood)
Maximon has candles, flowers, food, and incense
Phil asked to have Maximon make his back feel better (Philip Flood)
Phil asked to have Maximon make his back feel better
Maximon needed more candles to help Phil (Philip Flood)
Maximon needed more candles to help Phil
Givinng Maximon a drink to help Phil (Philip Flood)
Givinng Maximon a drink to help Phil
Lake Atitlan from Panajachel (Philip Flood)
Lake Atitlan from Panajachel
Women washing clothes in lake - Santiago (Philip Flood)
Women washing clothes in lake - Santiago
Santiago - scene at lake\'s edge (Philip Flood)
Santiago - scene at lake\'s edge
Playing soccer in Santiago (Philip Flood)
Playing soccer in Santiago
Phil & Hugo rode in the back of a truck like this one. (Philip Flood)
Phil & Hugo rode in the back of a truck like this one.
Jewelry maker in Santiago de Atitlan (Philip Flood)
Jewelry maker in Santiago de Atitlan
Weaving a bracelet in Santiago (Philip Flood)
Weaving a bracelet in Santiago
Walking to Pana\'s dock (Philip Flood)
Walking to Pana\'s dock
View on road to San Francisco el Alto (Philip Flood)
View on road to San Francisco el Alto
Used American clothes at San Francisco (Philip Flood)
Used American clothes at San Francisco
Sheree and Hugo walk down hill in SF (Philip Flood)
Sheree and Hugo walk down hill in SF
Vegetable vendors in SF (Philip Flood)
Vegetable vendors in SF
San Francisco market (Philip Flood)
San Francisco market
Lots of fruits (Philip Flood)
Lots of fruits
Crowd at San Francisco market (Philip Flood)
Crowd at San Francisco market
Want to buy a cow? The San Francisco del Alto market (Philip Flood)
Want to buy a cow? The San Francisco del Alto market
Piglets for sale! (Philip Flood)
Piglets for sale!
Baskets held ducks, turkeys, puppies, and kittens (Philip Flood)
Baskets held ducks, turkeys, puppies, and  kittens
Livestock for sale at the San Francisco del Alto market (Philip Flood)
Livestock for sale at the San Francisco del Alto market
I love my two puppies! (Philip Flood)
I love my two puppies!
SF is the only market selling large animals all of the time (Philip Flood)
SF is the only market selling large animals all of the time
Beautiful cloth for huipils. Available in 5 yard pieces (Philip Flood)
Beautiful cloth for huipils. Available in 5 yard pieces
Blouses and fruit (Philip Flood)
Blouses and fruit
Clothing made in nearby factories (Philip Flood)
Clothing made in nearby factories
Public wash area near SF (Philip Flood)
Public wash area near SF
Public washing area in valley outside of San Francisco del Alto (Philip Flood)
Public washing area in valley outside of San Francisco del Alto
San Andres Xecul church (Philip Flood)
San Andres Xecul church
The San Andres Xecul church was repainted in 1999 (Philip Flood)
The San Andres Xecul church was repainted in 1999
A guitar player! (Philip Flood)
A guitar player!
San Andres Xecul (Philip Flood)
San Andres Xecul
Inside San Andres Xecul church (Philip Flood)
Inside San Andres Xecul church
We were late for the Almolonga market (Philip Flood)
We were late for the Almolonga market
Almolonga Market is known for its vegetables (Philip Flood)
Almolonga Market is known for its vegetables
"Take our pictures. We want sweets." (Philip Flood)
"Take our pictures. We want sweets."
Almolonga market (Philip Flood)
Almolonga market
Almolonga market (Philip Flood)
Almolonga market
Cantel Clothes factory- a huge factory!! (Philip Flood)
Cantel Clothes factory- a huge factory!!
Zunil valley vegetable farms. (Philip Flood)
Zunil valley vegetable  farms.
Church in Zunil valley (Philip Flood)
Church in Zunil valley
Pension Bonifaz in Xela. (Philip Flood)
Pension Bonifaz in Xela.
Church in Xela's main square (Philip Flood)
Church in Xela's main square
View from Xela\'s main square (Philip Flood)
View from Xela\'s main square
Rey Gitano traveling Circus (Philip Flood)
Rey Gitano traveling Circus
The tigers provided sound effects. (Philip Flood)
The tigers provided sound effects.
Chicken bus in Xela. Gas was priced by the gallon. (Philip Flood)
Chicken bus in Xela. Gas was priced by the gallon.
Sheree outside of the Pana Rock. They have good food! (Philip Flood)
Sheree outside of the Pana Rock. They have good food!
Sunset Bar in Pana with the best margaritas we found. (Philip Flood)
Sunset Bar in Pana with the best margaritas we found.
Japanese tourists have trouble communicating. (Philip Flood)
Japanese tourists have trouble communicating.
View of Lake Atitlan from Panajachel. (Philip Flood)
View of  Lake Atitlan from Panajachel.
Model of Ximche ruins. (Philip Flood)
Model of Ximche ruins.
The Spanish allied themselves with the Kaqchiquel at first. (Philip Flood)
The  Spanish allied themselves with the Kaqchiquel at first.
Iximche ruins, founded in 1463. It was the Kaqchiquel capital. (Philip Flood)
Iximche ruins, founded in 1463. It was the Kaqchiquel capital.
Iximche ball court- it was small compared to others (Philip Flood)
Iximche ball court- it was small compared to others
Hugo and Sheree outside Hotel Aurora in Antigua. (Philip Flood)
Hugo and Sheree outside Hotel Aurora in Antigua.
Philip Flood
Adventures in Guatemala