- Catching up1.22.2016
It's been a wonderful month traveling with our friends Connie and Keith around the country - literally AROUND the country, counter-clockwise. We really have Bradley and his fabulous driving to thank for the treck! Unbelievable driving on some Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Jan 22, 2016
- Free Camping in Antigua - NOT really "Camping" anymore!The old Policia de Turismo facility located near the bus terminal used to be a nice place to spend a few days and see the tourist sites in Antigua. Now its ok to stop for a day, but all Posted by rvcampertravele in Camping - camping in Guatemala | Jan 10, 2016
- Cobán & Semuc ChampeyCobán is a big city and you can find most things here, except for busloads of tourists, which I consider a plus. All the streets seem to have a beautiful backdrop with the mountains surrounding the place, the locals are Posted by Jekkers in Jennie's Travel Blog | Jan 2, 2016
- Guatemala: Flores, Tikal, El Mirador & Departure
==Flores & Tikal==
Tikal was at the top of my list for things to see in Central America.
The scenic island town of Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Dec 29, 2015
- Flores & TikalIt took 11 hours, 2 border crossings and a flat tire to go from Chetumal, Mexico, to Flores in Guatemala. I travelled with a company called Marlin Espada, which worked really well. The border crossings were the easiest I've ever Posted by Jekkers in Jennie's Travel Blog | Dec 25, 2015
- Guatemala: Antigua & Climbing Volcano Arcatenango==Arcatenango==
Climbing Arcatenango is a must do for intrepid trekkers!
It's a full day/next morning climb to the top.
To the most amazing views, I've ever witnessed.
[img=http://pho Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Dec 23, 2015
- Guatemala: Adventures and Spanish Study in Quetzaltenango
==Time to learn Spanish==
Whilst in roaming Mexico and Cuba, it became very apparent that my dozen after-work Spanish classes held me in no stead to travel properly, or engage people in La Posted by SkinnyFists in Tales from the Transit Lounge | Dec 21, 2015
My 43rd birthday celebration at Hospitalito in Lago Santiago de Atitlan
Arts from around Guatemala
Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Dec 7, 2015
- Yoga Teacher TrainingBradley here. I’m back from what Jennie affectionately (I think?) refers to as Yoga Camp. She grew up spending summers at a wonderful all-girls camp (Camp Juliette Low) in the north Georgia mountains – singing, playing, learning and Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Dec 7, 2015
- Antigua Day 3Being the Day of the Dead, we decided to make our way to Sumpango to watch their famous Giant Kite Festival. We took a shuttle with a german couple, three young norweigans, a Belgian and his Mexican girlfriend. Posted by Kinder in Guatemala Princess Diaries | Oct 31, 2015
- Antigua Day 1We left El Progresso at 7:30 with Wayo at the wheel of the school bus. Geoff drove into Guatemala City with Zack and Amelia. We met up with them at the airport where we dropped our STIMMA colleagues Posted by Kinder in Guatemala Princess Diaries | Nov 25, 2015
- Antigua Day 2We woke up at 6:30 and headed downstairs for the free breakfast included with our accommodation. Toast, coffee and fruit. Decided to take advantage of the masseuse in the hotel and booked an hour massage for $125Q. Posted by Kinder in Guatemala Princess Diaries | Nov 25, 2015
- Moving to Lago AtitlanWe moved form Antigua to Santiago Atitlan today – one month in Guatemala.
Here are a couple photos of Antigua. Some ruins, beautiful churches, the pool our neighbor let us swim in, and the active volcano that erupts (mildly) on Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Nov 8, 2015
- Settling in Antigua10/31/2015:
Such an amazing place, Guatemala! It has been absolutely a wild transition from our lives in the States. Just what we hoped for actually. Slowing down.
Recently, I was able to attend CEDEPCA's Sexual Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Nov 4, 2015
- Guatemala hostage situation... call Doctor Ropata!Hostage situation in Guatemala!
......but all in due time (chronological order).
Our first impression of Guatemala was fantastic as we were dropped in the beautiful colonial city of Antigua by our new friends. The first thing we noticed was the bea Posted by nzdora in Team Dora explore Latin America | Oct 25, 2015
- The grass is greener . . .Bradley here.
To live in Portland, OR for 6 years, you need to find many reasons to believe that the quantity and frequency of rain is a good thing. My best example is that all the rain is what makes Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Oct 19, 2015
- Settling in GuatemalaDear friends and family,
We arrived safely in Guatemala City on Sunday, October 4th. A big thanks to Lishiana Shaffer for getting us to PDX (and for buying our car), to Mark Hathaway and Rae Johnson for our warm (and Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | Oct 14, 2015
- Rio Dulce and El Peten[[http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/gallery/users/Liamps/countries/Guatemala/|Guatemala photos]]
I’m writing this entry about the eastern and northern regions of Guatemala on the comfort of a Swedish train, bound for the Arctic Circle. The autumnal Posted by Liamps in Liam's Globo Trip | Sep 27, 2015
- Central Guatemala
After weeks of mounting frustration and despair, my computer dilemma has finally been resolved. While the damaged laptop remains damaged, I have now successfully extracted the unbacked data I particularly wanted to retrieve. An almost complete blog en Posted by Liamps in Liam's Globo Trip | Sep 23, 2015
- Xela to Lake Atitlan[[http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/gallery/users/Liamps/countries/Guatemala/|Guatemala photos]]
The three day hike from Queztaltenango (Xela) to San Pedro La Laguna on Lake Atitlan was one of the highlights of my Central American trip. The group h Posted by Liamps in Liam's Globo Trip | Sep 7, 2015
- Guatemalan Highlands[[http://www.travellerspoint.com/photos/gallery/users/Liamps/countries/Guatemala/|Mexico photos]]
A common theme of Globo Trips seems to be that people question the logicality of my planned itineraries. Indeed, few could comprehend the rationale of the Posted by Liamps in Liam's Globo Trip | Aug 1, 2015
- Lake AtitlanLake Atitlan was another of the reasons we chose to go to Guatemala. We had heard stories that this lake was considered by Aldous Huxley as the most beautiful lake in the entire world; even more so than Lake Como Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jul 25, 2015
- Pappy's and a Place for Little People with Hairy FeetLeaving San Pedro after two weeks was fairly difficult. It had left a HUGE impact on us even though we were only there for two weeks. :)
We jumped on our shuttle and Elena walked the long way to the mercado Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Jul 20, 2015
- Back to School in San PedroLets rewind a bit.. So when we planned this trip we thought our Spanish would be good enough to travel so long as we could keep learning phrases and use the smartphone app Duolingo. As we had gone through Spain Posted by Lewis_E in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Jul 16, 2015
- ...And then the ATM stole our money!?!Yep this actually happened! But more on that shortly...
We sadly left Caye Caulker and made it to Belize City. It was an hour wait for our shuttle but to be honest with our red hot sunburn that hour felt Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Jul 8, 2015