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YOGA School by DJ

NICARAGUA | Saturday, 8 Jan 2011 | Views [618] | Comments [2]

It's amazing, when you plan something out for almost a year, but yet you still have no idea what to expect.  I really had no idea what to expect from School Yoga Institute, in fact, I never even took a look at their website before I showed up at Aqua ... Read more >

Tags: beach, nicaragua, poem, questions, school, school yoga institute, self, surfing, yoga


Photos: Yoga School

NICARAGUA | Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | Flickr Photo Gallery

School Yoga Institute
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Copan Ruinas, Honduras

HONDURAS | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Views [397]

After losing a day due to civil unrest in Guatemala we catch a 4 am bus and make it to Copan Ruinas, Honduras by noon.  Having limited time here, we put our tiredness aside and go on a horseback ride up into the mountains.  The ride is nice, the scenery ... Read more >

Tags: birth, copan ruinas, honduras, horseback riding, los sapos, mayan


Photos: Copan Ruinas, Honduras

HONDURAS | Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | Flickr Photo Gallery

Horseback ride to Los Sapos
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On our way to Honduras and Civil Unrest

GUATEMALA | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Views [1089]

We left San Marcos in a collectivo heading to Honduras.  At midday we where suppose to switch vans in Antigua and then head across the border to Copan Ruinas, Honduras.  An hour before we reached Antigua we came to a complete traffic jam on the highway.... Read more >

Tags: civil unrest, highway, protest, roadblock, veterans


Photos: Civil Unrest in Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | Flickr Photo Gallery

veteran roadblock
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Lago Atitilan

GUATEMALA | Monday, 27 Dec 2010 | Views [707]

From Chichicastenango, we took a windy bus ride heading south to the volcano flanked Lake Atitlan.  From the bus stop in Panajachel, we took a launcha (small motor boat) to San Marcos, a small town known for it's mystical feel.  We checked into the ... Read more >

Tags: cliff jumping, fireworks, guatemala, kayaks, lago atitlan, mayan sauna, new years eve, san marcos, san pedro volcano, yoga


Photos: Lago Atitlan

GUATEMALA | Monday, 27 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery

The beautiful Lago Atitlan and the many villages that line it
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Chichicastenango, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 26 Dec 2010 | Views [450] | Comments [1]

Market day, in one of Guatemala´s most Mayan towns in the Western Highlands, is like being immersed in a wave of colors, patterns and textures.  It is sensory overload and¨Chichi¨ is just one very interesting place to be.  It has twin churches that ... Read more >

Tags: chichicastenango, church, guatemala, highlands, market day, mayan, mayan ritual, textiles


Photos: Chichicastenango, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 26 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery

market day in Chi Chi
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Antigua, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Views [474] | Comments [1]

Antigua is the first colonial style town that we have visited in Guatemala.  It´s perfect grid of cobblestone streets and many plazas would have you thinking you were in Spain.  Antigua is surrounded by at least three volcanoes, a few still active, ... Read more >

Tags: antigua guatemala, christmas day, christmas eve, colonial town, fireworks, street festival


Photos: Antigua, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery

xmas in Antigua
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Lanquin and Semuc Champey, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | Views [565] | Comments [1]

After leaving Flores, we take a nine hour bus ride, in which DJs seat is a nice comfy bucket (only for the last couple hours :)), to Lanquin.  It is high up in the mountains and our hostel has awesome 360 degree views, a river, and puppies!  We get ... Read more >


Photos: Lanquin and Semuc Champey, Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery


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Flores and Tikal Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | Views [468]

Yay, crossing borders is interesting! Our taxi driver in Belize that was taking us to the border crossing warned us, ¨People in Guatemala are crazy! They put black beans on everything!¨ So of course we were very concerned.  We where lucky to catch the ... Read more >

Tags: december 21st 2010, guatemala, mayan ceremony, tikal, winter solstice


Photos: Flores and Tikal

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 21 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery

Winter Solstice celebration in Tikal
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San Ignacio, Belize and ATM CAVE

BELIZE | Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | Views [389]

From Caye Caulker, we hitched a ride with some locals to San Ignacio to go to the Actun Tunichil Muchnal Cave.  This is a pretty intense tour of a newly discovered Mayan sacrificial site, set deep inside a spooky cave.  In Belize 95% of caves (and there ... Read more >

Tags: actun tunichil muchnal, atm cave, mayan, pottery, sacrifices, san ignacio belize


Photos: San Ignacio, Belize, Actun Tunichil Muchnal

BELIZE | Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery

Spelunking through a Mayan cave
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Caye Caulker, Belize

BELIZE | Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | Views [473]

From Orange Walk we headed south to Belize City in order to take a water taxi to the island of Caye Caulker, a very small island that was actually cut it half by a hurricane a few years ago.  We stayed right on the water at a place called Miramar.  ... Read more >

Tags: belize, caye caulker, fishing, kayaking, rasta, snorkeling, sunrise, sunset, yoga


Photos: Caye Caulker, Belize

BELIZE | Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | Flickr Photo Gallery


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