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Time Travel Guatemala 1977: Xela and Antigua, all too Chichi …

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February 1977


If you gotta’ get away from la dolce vita at Panajachel, then Chichicastenango is where you start.  It’s accessible by an easy day-trip from Panajachel, sardine express, or you can stay here—alone.  794 more words

Time Travel 1977 Panajachel, Guatemala: Life Sweet, Whiskey Sour...

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If the drive from Guat City into the highlands is exhilarating, then the drive down to Lake Atitlan is nothing but spectacular.  Imagine a mile-high lake ringed by three volcanoes and a dozen Indian villages with some of the most colorfully dressed people you could ever imagine.  800 more words


Where now? Teaching in Panajachel!

I was in Santa Cruz for 6 weeks, volunteering at an amazing hostel/hotel. I was very grateful to not have wifi but, at the same time, my blogging really suffered. 1,134 more words

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Atitlán - What to Do?

Last time I covered all the different villages around Atitlán and discussed the pros and cons of making each your home base during a lake stay (i.e. 2,231 more words

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Calle Santander: the hotspot of Panajachel

If you stay in Panajachel, you’ll soon find that Calle Santander is the real place to be. The street is filled with restaurants waiting for you to taste their variety of meals. 259 more words

Lake Atitlan

Sliding Scale Avocados

While travelling through Mexico and Guatemala, one thing has become increasingly clear: unless you have a good head on your shoulders and speak a decent Spanish, 754 more words