Guatemala Travel Articles

 
Soaring With the Souls of the Dead in Guatemala
Soaring With the Souls of the Dead in Guatemala Merle Foraker experiences the ritual of flying kites to honor ones ancestors on the Day of the Dead in Guatemala.
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Guatemalan Bus Adventure – Central America
Guatemalan Bus Adventure – Central America The fear of losing her seat and staying loco-in-motion, enabled Marina Kuperman to endure extreme pain.
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Journey up a Guatemalan Volcano – Central America
Ron Goodden's quest for an up-close encounter with a live volcano drew he and his wife to Volcan de Pacaya in Guatelmala.

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Getting Down To Earth – Guatemala, Central America
Getting Down To Earth – Guatemala, Central America Reeling from the horrors of Guatemala City, Brent Nichols stumbles across a haven of tranquility and discovers that it was all worthwhile.
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Before Tourism – El Salvador, Central America
Before Tourism – El Salvador, Central America

"Why would you want to go to El Salvador? Isn't there a war going on?" Ah, Sylvia Seschel thinks she's beaten the onslaught of possible hoards of tourists.


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Ascent of Pacayam – Guatemala, Central America
Martin Crossland and seventeen others are led by a 70-year old local guide to the summit of Pacaya Volcano.
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Santiago De Atitlan – Guatemala, Central America
Santiago De Atitlan – Guatemala, Central America Charlie Bright falls into another time zone in the little village of Santiago De Atitlan, forgets his wallet and has to borrow money from his poor guide.
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The Road to Panama – Central America
The Road to Panama – Central America

Driving to the end of the Pan American Highway requires patience, and can involve thousands of vicious speed bumps. Still, Carl Boyer experienced plenty of rewards.


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Guns of Latin America – Cuba, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador
A bizarre trip, from Havana to San Salvador, took Alex Welsh through four levels of Latin America's gun culture.
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Learning Spanish in Xela, Guatemala – Central America
Learning Spanish in Guatemala is popular. Alex Welsh studied in Xela, the place to go if you want to remain fairly off-the-trail.
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