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Trip: Guatemala II

There are [7] stories from my trip: Guatemala II

leaving Chimiya with a bang

GUATEMALA | Saturday, 23 Jun 2007 | Views [1445]

On my last night in Comalapa we ended up singing and eating and playing with hot coals around the fire, when at about 11:00pm a couple of gun shots rang out from behind where we were all sitting. Though this quieted us, we returned to normal festejar-... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Gallery: Guatemala II

GUATEMALA | Saturday, 23 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

second trip sola en Guate
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freezing showers and earthquakes

GUATEMALA | Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | Views [529]

So Tuesday I decided it was finally a good time to shower. Apparently, 9:00am is prime shower time as the water in the solar power shower is just warming to a comfortable temperature but has not yet hit the scalding temperatures it can reach if you ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

humble ode to my beloved chicken buses

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [5731]

The current exchange rate is about 1 US Dollar = 7.79740 Guatemalan Quetzales, putting my 12Q chicken bus ride to from Guatemala City to Comalapa at just over $1.50. It is in these cheap, two hour time-frames that I remember so well why I love Guatemala.... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles

climbing on glass

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 31 May 2007 | Views [2546]

As has been anticipated for a year now, I finally climbed Pacaya, the still-active volcano that promises visitors a good hike and a close adventure with lava. Our climb up was eventful with kids on horses calling "taxi, taxi" for those who ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

continually adventuring

GUATEMALA | Monday, 28 May 2007 | Views [473]

So we ended back up at Semuc Champay, the beautiful pristine turquoise blue-green natural pools that sit above rapids that crash into the cave below (you know, THAT semuc champay:D) and had adventures completely different than the ones I had last year.... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

first adventures [2007 Guate trip]

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 23 May 2007 | Views [421]

Within the past two days I have gotten a new phone, Erin and I have made it from the capitol to Comalapa, sang late into the night to a campfire we had cooked our chicken on (with Cat and Mateo of course) and today's big adventure was getting from Guatemala ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures