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An Indian Nose and A Chocolate Shaman

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

My second weekend here in Guatemala got off to an instructive start on Friday afternoon as I was wandering around San Pedro, looking for legitimate wifi connections (a new favorite pastime of mine in this wifi starved town). 1,701 more words

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Oh, Egg, you meant "Don't go further into the Honduran jungle"

Well, we went further into the Honduran jungle. We caught a 7am (US$7) local bus to San Pedro Sula (SPS). Everyone says how dangerous the city is. 703 more words

Santa Ana: Chicken Bus Lessons in Pupusa Heaven

It felt too soon to leave Guatemala, but we had already more than exceeded our intended time there. Perhaps Guatemala is just one of those places you never feel quite ready to depart. 2,340 more words

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The colors of Guatemala.

I’ve visited Guatemala quite often and each time I do I find interesting things to see.

We don’t stay in Guatemala City, but venture out to the city of Antigua, an hour and a half away from the main city.  195 more words

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Bus Travel in South and Central America

I spent several months traveling from Costa Rica to Ecuador and it was all done on local buses. I found that it was a cheap and enjoyable experience and not at all the tales of horror and doom that many had written of in other blogs. 949 more words

Destinations

San Salvador, El Salvador: Day 2

If the bed is a rockin don’t come a knockin!!! The bunk bed I stayed in at La Zona Hostel last night is actually what needed some screwing so get your heads out of the gutter folks. 458 more words

Central America

Somoto Canyon: Tranquillo Adventura

In the far north of Nicuragua, 30 minutes from the border with Honduras is a little known spot offering stunning scenery and feelings of blissful serenity. 989 more words

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