- 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
- Celebrating one year on the roadThere had been so many people at home and around the world who did NOT believe in me, who thought I would be home within a few months, that I would run out of money, be unsuccessful, or that Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jul 4, 2015
- The reason we chose GuatemalaWe arrived at our hostel; El Retiro in Lanquin in the dark. The hostel itself is lovely and completely run and owned by Guatemalan people. We had managed to score ourselves a little bungalow in the trees with twin beds Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jul 3, 2015
- Rio DulceAnother early rise had us packed and ready to take a bus to Rio Dulce which is by the only Caribbean beach that Guatemala has. We decided we would skip the beach but head to the river that looked as Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jun 22, 2015
- Volcano PacayaWe woke up super early - which was about to become the theme for the rest of our time together in Guatemala, regardless of the time we went to bed – and got ready to meet the shuttle that would Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jun 22, 2015
- let the Guatemalan adventures beginAs I write this latest blog entry, the tears glide down my cheeks because my best friend has just left my side after three wonderful weeks together. But before I can write about today, I need to go back to Posted by chasingsummer in Chasing Forever Summer | Jun 22, 2015
- ChichicastenangoThis highland mountain town in the Quiche region of Guatemala is a local trade epicentre. Campesinos flock from far and wide to its twice weekly markets which are held on an epic scale in the town's central plaza.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.c Posted by Susanha in Adventures in Guatemala | Jun 6, 2015
- San Andrés XeculOne lazy Xela Saturday morning I took a bus out to this hilltop pueblo to visit its famous church. "La Iglesia Amarilla" as it's known is a Catholic Church dating back to the 17th century.
So why make such a trek Posted by Susanha in Adventures in Guatemala | Jun 6, 2015
- Fuentes GeorginasA most unexpected local gem, these natural hot springs in the mountains outside Xela are a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. I headed up one day after a busy morning in the clinic and it was the perfect way Posted by Susanha in Adventures in Guatemala | Jun 6, 2015
- Mayan medicine and beliefs
I was intrigued when I started working in the Primeros Pasos clinic that the Guatemalan doctors would often recommend a herbal remedy (for example a particular type of tea to drink or soap to Posted by Susanha in Adventures in Guatemala | May 23, 2015
- Day to day at the Primeros Pasos clinic
A wee snippet on Primeros Pasos and what I've been up to in that regard is long overdue.
I'll start by describing a typical day at the clinic. We take the bus from the centre of Xela to Posted by Susanha in Adventures in Guatemala | Jun 6, 2015
- Lazy day and meeting new travel buddies in Antigua GuatemalaI really must dig out my ear plugs, I'd set my alarm for 7.30 but needn't have bothered because I had an early morning call - the birds started squawking at 5.30 and then the church bells started ringing so Posted by cazbatt in Caz's adventures | Apr 28, 2015
- Exploring Antigua GuatemalaI woke up this morning after another rubbish sleep to find the dead girl already awake, alive she was called Lisa from Germany. As we talked I realised that she wasn't on the same trip as me and she was Posted by cazbatt in Caz's adventures | Apr 28, 2015