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GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | Views [353] | Comments [3]

i guess theres something i ought explain. im getting a little tired of blogging, i feel like most the stories are getting to be the same thing, and the really important, interesting stuff is impossible to describe. i cant sit here in an internet cafe ... Read more >

back to guatemala... mitchell!

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Views [369]

i dont know if ill ever finish that last message. the blogging thing hasnt been high on my list of priorities here... Left Utila, ferry back to La Ceiba. On the boat I met a girl who was going to San Pedro Sula that afternoon, and decided to head with ... Read more >


GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [334]

Ya! Certified diver!! Courses went well. Over the last few days Ive seen some real cool fish, dove a shipwreck, went to the craziest party Ive ever seen, and wasted a lot of money on street food. I like Utila alright, but this isnt the vacation im ... Read more >

Bus, Pool Poachin, Utila-la

HONDURAS | Saturday, 7 Mar 2009 | Views [289] | Comments [2]

13 hours on a bus, it almost wasn't worth it. Actually, the bus ride was cool. I made friends with a Honduran chick, drove through a cloud forest or two, ate some pizza... not too much to complain about. We got to La Ceiba around 630, checked into a ... Read more >

outa xela!

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | Views [434] | Comments [1]

Today I left Xela. So long to seeing Santa Maria from anywhere, anytime. So long to volunteering with Nuevos Horizontes. Im going to miss those rowdy little kids! Im gonna miss the awesome traveler scene (kinda.) Xela is a great place to meet people ... Read more >

whats newish?? (videos at bottom)

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | Views [468] | Comments [1]

ive been slacking on this, sorry. Whats new: On valentines day I met a girl in the park who was bumming out because she had nothing to do, and it was such a great day to have something to do. I was in the same situation, so we went out and had some ... Read more >


GUATEMALA | Saturday, 14 Feb 2009 | Views [278]

yeah i added more photos of xela, sorry to most but i figured some of you would get a kick out of guatemalan grafiti. especially the one that says ''the fuckers''

Santa Maria, The Highest Kid in Quetzaltenango, The Fuentes

GUATEMALA | Saturday, 14 Feb 2009 | Views [913] | Comments [5] | Video

WED 11pm. Went to a hostel called Casa Argentina with a backpack full of sweaters. I heard it would be cold. I figured, hey, Im Minnesotan, guatemalans don´t know cold. Yeah I was wrong. But we´ll get to that later. An organization called Quetzaltrekkers ... Read more >

Gallery: Volcan de Santa Maria, Fuentes Georginas

GUATEMALA | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

the buckest day of my life
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this is guate

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | Views [545] | Comments [2]

So ive been here a while, and I more or less have to explain some things that Im not exactly sure anyone will care about.. Most people in guatemala dont use their tap water, they have to buy large jugs of purified water, which is just another cost ... Read more >

Gallery: Feria de San Juan

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

a guatemalan carnival!
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Gallery: the house, pizza, el baul

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery

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xela who??

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 8 Feb 2009 | Views [552] | Comments [1]

(authors note: im dead serious about this whole entry, it might sound exaggerated, but you think what you like.) So, its february, and my name is officially in the credits of a magazine. I may only be the 'events intern,' but its there. honestly i dont ... Read more >

the shoes on the other foot.

GUATEMALA | Monday, 2 Feb 2009 | Views [306]

Today i went to a family gathering with the rojas. Probly one of the funniest experiences of my life. I was the only white person in the room, and i probly understood about 25% of what was said at the table. No one else spoke any english. As awkward ... Read more >

ojala/baul 2

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 | Views [327] | Comments [1]

1-30 Woke up to an awesome breakfast. I figure I should say something about it. We usually have mosh (hot milk+cornflakes) with a fried egg, toast and sometimes either a steamed plantain or black beans. And coffee. lots of coffee. Its been a big change ... Read more >

The Rojas

GUINEA-BISSAU | Saturday, 31 Jan 2009 | Views [253]

So I´ve started language school, and moved in with a guatemalan family. The Something-Rojas. Super friendly, animated, funny, and super catholic family. Sergio is the dad, he owns a breadshop and we always have this kinda spongy, sweet bread with our ... Read more >

Gallery: xela

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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holy xela! (´´shay-luh´´)

GUATEMALA | Saturday, 24 Jan 2009 | Views [458] | Comments [2]

1.22.09- Woke up, and had to get my 2nd rabies shot... I hate dogs now. We got on a chicken bus, and rode it around the lake. More spectacular views. About 4 hours of uncomfortable busses, finally we´re way way up in the mountains. We drove through ... Read more >

arrival, chicken busses, San Lucas y El Lago

GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 21 Jan 2009 | Views [932] | Comments [2]

1-16-09. Quit my job and got on a plane for central america. Little nervous, really excited. Landed in Guatemala City and went straight to our hotel. (Couldnt really go out. There´s about 10 murders a day in guatemala city, and the distance between somewhere ... Read more >

Gallery: san lucas and el lago

GUATEMALA | Friday, 16 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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