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Guat's up Guatemala!

Dumb American girl to German Gabriel: Oh I’ve been to Germany, I love Germany! Where are you from?

Gabriel: Hamburg

Dumb American: (Vague look)  Oh, I only know like, the big, main cities, like Munich. 1,305 more words


Guatemala es Increíble

 After our time in Xela we headed to Lake Atitlan and for the town of San Pedro La Laguna. Lake Atitlan is the deepest lake in Guatemala and (like most things in Guatemala) is surrounded by mountains and volcanoes making it really picturesque (like lake Como, but without George Clooney) and has little villages dotted around the lake shore. 1,980 more words

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The Stuff of Legends ~Special Edition~

This was too good to condense and throw in with this week’s edition of Abby’s Antics in Antigua.

Six a.m. Friday morning. We are past Guatemala City, driving towards the center of the country. 1,197 more words

Enchanting Escapades & Exploring an Unimaginable World

Semuc Champey is a world of wonder; it is a place that it is so frustrating in it’s beauty because you can never convey to people that haven’t been there, just how beautiful it is. 2,421 more words

Paradise at the end of a Dirt Road (Semuc Champey)

Off the main highway, but definitely part of the tourist route through Guatemala, lies Semuc Champey. It’s a good stopping point between Antigua and Flores (a twelve to twenty hour journey), although about a two and a half detour from the highway. 712 more words


Guatemala: het regent avocado's 

Guatemala? Hoezo? Haha ja dat weet ik ook niet. Ik dacht, laat ik de andere kant op vliegen, es kijken hoe het daar is. En, als ik heel eerlijk ben vind ik het ook wel fijn om de spiritualiteit van Azië achter me te laten en iets TOTAAL anders te gaan doen. 2,686 more words


"Travelling is glamourous, only in retrospect"

Our arrival in Guatemala was timed to coincide with Semana Santa. We arrived into Antigua on Holy Thursday having heard great things about the Easter celebrations in the town. 1,622 more words