Mayan Ruins – Guatemala and Honduras

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home_march25_mayan.jpgIf it’s ruins yo

Love and Kindness in San Antonio Aguas Caliente – San Antonio Aguas Caliente, Vicinity of Antigua, Guatemala

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Luminita Bianca Cuna plays godmother twice – once in a monk wedding, and again on the street.

Gem Materials of Mexico and Guatemala – Mexico and Guatemala

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Mexican Fire Opals Opals Mexico is famous for its "Fire Opal", which is a type of opal rarely found in Australia. It is defined as a transparent-to-translucent stone with an orange-to-red body color which may or may not show a play of color. Also found is "Water Opal" which is a colorless (or very pale […]

Guatemala Chicken Bus Travel – Guatemala

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It’s Heather Okvat’s chicken bus versus her sanity! Who will win?!

El Dia de Todos Santos – Santiago, Guatemala

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Lafe Metz enjoys the Guatemalan custom of flying giant kites in graveyards to honor the dead each November – and the drinking that goes with it.

The Last Chicken Bus – Guatemala

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There are three of us in this row: me in half of m

Don’t Worry, It’s Straight Ahead, and Other Guatemalan Fibs – Guatemala

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Children run from her shrieking, she has to catch

Petén: The Guatemalan North

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As anyone coming to Guatemala is painfully aware of, if you miss the ruins at Tikal, you might as well not come at all. As the number one tourist attraction in the country, this jungle encrusted ancient city of the Maya is truly worth a visit. Just about everybody you meet on the road is […]

Guatemala Travel Facts

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The Basics Country: Guatemala Where is it?: Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize Why do people go here?: Natural wonders and ruins are the main attractions here. Beautiful, untouched beauty blends with historic, crumbling ruins. What are […]

A Year and a Day #21: El Retiro and the Day of the Devil – Guatemala

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Those of a nervous disposition may wish to avoid Guatemala on December seventh as the Day of the Devil celebrations explode with fireworks.