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Let's go to the beach, beach.

I’m nursing a cold at the moment. I find myself telling folks in town that it must be por el cambio del clima, having returned from five days on the black sands of Monterrico to the windy, chilly, brisk air of my site here in Chimaltenango. 241 more words

Peace Corps

A Long and Maybe Rambling Overview of: How PCVs Vacation

Livingston & the Caribbean Coast

The last week of November offered an opportunity to explore outside of the Western Highlands. It is a 7-hour shuttle ride from Antigua to Puerto Barrios and an hour on a lancha to arrive in Livingston. 1,900 more words

Central America

Christmas on Fire!

It’s Christmas Eve and it doesn’t even feel like it!

I looked everywhere in Antigua for a Santa Claus hat. Whenever I asked people where I could find one, I was always directed to the main outdoor market. 1,204 more words


Baby Sea Turtles

The weekend of November 22, I was able to go to Monterrico, Guatemala to help release baby sea turtles. Ever since coming to Guatemala and talking with my friends who have seen them, I have wanted to participate myself. 1,138 more words


Ceviche on the Beach

Being part of two Thanksgivings and general work obligations kept me busy (not complaining!), but I’m hoping to put a good dent into my blogging backlog this week. 1,056 more words