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  Got going early with a nice breakfast that Mrs. Trego prepared and then I went to their water drilling yard to work on my bike. Fixed my panniers and chain guard and then Stephan gave it a …
Left Nelsons apartment at 8 am and his friend Mario took me TO Santa Anna and then I proceeded to the border alone.i have crossed all the borders doing the paperwork myself and it is not …
Left Tuxtla Gutierrez at 8 am so we could get to Guatemala City by days end. Climbed high over a pass and was some spectacular scenery and 280 km later we were at the border at La Massilla and an …
Holiday Traditions Edited
Have you ever wondered what other cultures are doing while we are decorating cookies, hanging ornaments on trees, and writing to Santa?  Here are a few interesting holiday traditions in …
The following is a guest post from the non-profit organization Cooperative for Education, whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education. We're excited -- even …
Intricate alfombras line the streets of Antigua during Guatemala's Easter Festivals The spectacular Easter festivals in Antigua, Guatemala are beyond comparison to anything in the northern …
The central acropolis of the Maya ruin site Tikal
Explore the ancient city of Tikal during a Guatemala tour Hidden within Guatemala's El Peten jungle is Tikal, the largest ruined city of the Maya Classic Period. The site encompasses at least …
View of Temple I from North Acropolis-Tikal
Tikal ruins in Guatemala - be there at the end of the Maya calendar this Dec 21, 2012 On Dec 21, 2012, the Maya calendar will complete its 5,125 year cycle, marking the calendar's finality and the …
Colorful handmade carpet in for the Guatemal Easter Festivals
Guatemala's Semana Santa -- the Easter Festival -- in the former colonial capital are beyond comparison to anything in the northern hemisphere. Along cobblestone streets, intricate carpets of colored …
Locals getting ready for the market
Travelers looking for bargains should look towards Latin America. Like our Guatemala Classico trip 6-days for $795 Last week, the New York Times did a feature on ways to save on your next trip, …
A Tikal Tower appearing above the jungle canopy
The legendary Tikal ruins are found in Guatemala's Peten region My husband and I just returned from a visit to the ancient Maya city of Tikal in Guatemala. We were staying in Belize at Pook's Hill …
Colorful handmade carpet in for the Guatemal Easter Festivals
Intricate carpets line the streets in Antigua during the Easter celebrations   Adorned in purple robes, cucuruchos march the streets of Quito during Good Friday Discover the energy of …

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