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Eyes wide open in Guatemala

A memorable journey into an unfamiliar land.

Guatemala has become the country that has opened my children’s eyes to the world of haves and have-nots. 2,441 more words

Friends of Guatemala

Livingston, Guatemala

Guatemala is quietly and unconventionally beautiful. She’s someone who wouldn’t strike your attention immediately when you walk into a room, but who you would only notice after absentmindedly scanning the room during a lull in the conversation. 638 more words


Mayan Adventure Tour - Part 2

Our day of travel to San Cristobal was interesting. Our bus took us through the mountains and some lovely scenery to San Cristobal. There was one town where the road was previously blocked (by locals who were unhappy with the government) and the road had recently opened up. 1,508 more words

Silk and Cotton Wear

These are warp and weft weaved and true fair trade bought straight from the source and hand selected in Guatemala.
Sales of these textiles go for a womans colective to help support them and their families.


5 Reasons to visit Guatemala

We had a spontaneous trip to Guatemala and it was so worth it because of many reasons, but we’ve gathered 5 main reasons to visit this amazing country. 606 more words


Two Days at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Transportation to Lake Atitlán

After working on the Bottle School, I spent the night in Antigua before getting transportation to Lake Atitlán.  I was in Guatemala for the busiest season at Easter, but I was able to get transportation easily with the help of my hotel, … 3,095 more words


Lago Atitlan has Something for Everyone

Lake Atitlan is the biggest lake in Guatemala at 50.2 sq mi. The lake was formed 84,000 years ago by a volcanic eruption that filled in with rain water. 999 more words