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Atitlan Lake Stop-over

Here we go now on our way to Atitlan Lake, a must see in Guatemala. It is our second stop in Guatemala.

Below is the detailed map of the journey from Antigua, including the boat trip that we will do later in the afternoon to reach the small town of San Pedro La Laguna. 677 more words


Chicken Bus!!!!

If you are from Radford and have never heard or have tried the chicken bus then you must as soon as possible. It is a big red school bus that’s been converted into a food truck formed by Marshall Quackenbos and his 10-year-old son are working in a tight space. 172 more words

Volcano-toasted marshmallows and handmade chocolates

The guidebook says Antigua is ‘Guatemala’s tourism showpiece…a place of rare beauty, major historical significance and vibrant culture’. I think I’d agree. We don’t usually particularly enjoy cities but it really is a lovely place. 1,811 more words


Edward Shandeerian

I had been traveling on the South American continent for a few months when I met Eddie and I had become quite comfortable with the local forms of transport, which were always a good option for saving a few dollars when the budget was tight. 860 more words

Infamous Chicken Buses: Viajando Como una Pollo

Camionetas are the local name bestowed upon decommissioned school buses that make the 150000 mile trek from the US into Guatemala. Repainted in lavish shades of rainbow, adorned with tributes to ¨ 1,409 more words

The Trip 2014

Experience Guatemala Tour - Julia Kahan, Tour Coordinator

It has been a whirlwind first two months as the Experience Guatemala tour coordinator. The tours are great fun; it is such a privilege to meet interesting people from all over the world and to be able to share the incredible work of Niños de Guatemala with them. 391 more words


Before we left I was often asked, “Aren’t you nervous/scared?” My answer was always not really, I was more stressed and focusing on the things we needed to do before leaving. 1,399 more words