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Gallery: Flores and Tikal

Friday, 16 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

fauna, flora and ruins
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Flores and Tikal

Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [1701]

I opted for a flight from Guatemala city to Flores - i didn't fancy the 10 - 12 hours on the bus this time.  As i step off the plane the heat slams into me - 90+F and the humidity to match.  I will now sweat non-stop for the next 2 days, I've become ... Read more >


Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [1613]

Nestled in a valley, and surrounded by volcanoes is this rabbit warren of multi-coloured houses, earthquake damaged churches and cobbled traffic filled streets.  All streets are straight and run north to south and east to west around a pleasant central ... Read more >

Gallery: Antigua

Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

post card perfect?
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Quelzaltenango (Xela) part three

Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [2976]

I didn't want to leave this place...so i didn't... I extended my stay yet again for as long as i physically (time travelling each day) and financially (bus v plane) dared.  I have a flight booked from Mexico to the States next week.  Alas i feel i must ... Read more >

Quelzaltenango (Xela) part two

Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [1675]

So it's been 2 and a bit weeks of semi-immersion.  I opted not to stay with a family; right now i value my own space more than anything.  Besides everything is in Spanish, my lessons, my meals, my shopping...everything.  At times it's bloody difficult, ... Read more >

Gallery: Xela

Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

home from home?
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Quelzaltenango (Xela) part 1

Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [2222]

Xela is an interesting city, although i didn't think so at first.  I Arrived late at night by a bus with some locals, a long journey and a long, slightly painful lesson in how little Spanish i actually do know.  Xela's dark and seemingly dingy alleyways ... Read more >

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