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Mittlerweile bin ich schon wieder in Deutschland. Die letzten Tage gingen so schnell vorbei und plötzlich bin ich wieder hier. Oder eigentlich: mehr oder weniger plötzlich, denn die Heimreise war natürlich auch noch mal ziemlich lang. 1,346 more words


Paradise found …

Ich denke, die Frage nach meinem Lieblingsort in Guatemala kann ich jetzt beantworten: Monterrico. Minikleines Nest am Pazifik, tropisches Klima, sauberer, sehr heißer, schwarzer Strand, wenige Touristen, Johnny’s Place (Hotel direkt am Strand), im Café sitzen mit Blick auf das Meer (ziemlich hohe Wellen und ziemlich starke rip tide, also nicht wirklich zum Schwimmen oder Surfen geeignet, aber wunderschön!), dafür morgens als Erstes in den Pool hüpfen, nachmittags in der Hängematte dösen, abends Sonnenuntergang am Strand, den Jungs beim Volleyball oder Fußball zugucken, arbeiten mit Blick auf das Meer und einem Licuado … 795 more words


The One With the Mangrove

This morning was beautiful. Jacquelyn, Dana, Grant, and I decided to bite the bullet and wake up extra early to go on a mangrove tour. The 4:30am alarm was a little bit rough, especially considering the number of drinks that I had had during the six-hour long happy hour the night before (the Cubas really did me in). 94 more words

The One With All the Humidity

We made it to Monterrico! We loaded all of our stuff into the bus and left around 3:30pm today. I knocked myself out with a couple of Benadryls, so I don’t really remember being on the bus at all. 232 more words

Turtley-tastic volunteers

New experiences can mean meeting new people and meeting new people can mean hearing new stories and hearing new stories can make you think and feel differently and this may mean living a better and more meaningful life. 1,413 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