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Day 3 Sayulita to Sayulita to Mexico City, Rough Travel Day

I knew I had to get to Lake Atitlan. I just felt it and trusted. The signs were there and I decided to make the trek. 49 more words

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Crossing the Mexican boarder: Palenque and beyond

We arrived in Palanque early in the morning after the coldest bus ride of our lives. Palanque is a inland town in southern Mexico in the state of Chiapas. 976 more words


A week in Antigua: A taste of Europe 

Antigua is an old colonial Spanish town and is home to beautiful Cobel stone streets, endless textile shops, boutique stalls and gorgeous restaurants. There is also a ban on advertising, allowing the streets to retain a certain charm and unquiness that is unlike anywhere else in Central America.

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Semuc Champy: a jungle oasis

Semuc Champy is 10-12 hours north of Antigua, 8 hours south of Flores and is home to amazing torquise waterfall pools, caves and a fast flowing river, famous for all sorts of adventure activities. 1,228 more words


Lake Atitlan: things to do

Surrounded by volcanoes, forrest covered hills and dotted with tiny towns Lake Atitlan is a hikers paradise wether it’s an hour hike or a day long venture the hiking around here should not be missed. 844 more words


Scuba Diving in the largest high altitude lake: Lake Atitlan

At just over 1500m Lake Attitlan is the world largest high altitude lake and it also happens to be geothermaly heated, making it a bearable 22 degrees Celsius, and therefore also the warmest high altitude lake in the world. 322 more words


If I had a rocket launcher

Back in 1984, in the midst of bad electronic music, and daily reports of government-sponsored atrocities in Central America, came the sounds of Bruce Cockburn. 284 more words