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  • Volcan Acatenango Everyone at the hostel had warned us for three days how hiking this dormant volcano would be a "challenge" how it could well be "the hardest hike of your life" but they all stressed how "doable" it was. The stress Posted by Lisakmclean in Central | Jul 13, 2017
  • Guatemala 1Hola from Antigua, 4 days into my stay in Guatemala and I am close to say "I am staying here". My servas host picked me up in Guatemala city (and i was happy about this) and off we went Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Jul 22, 2004
  • Xela and surroundingsWell, it's been about two weeks that I am in beautiful Guatemala. After spending time in Antigua and Las Cumbres, I headed for Xela. The bus trip it worth mentioning as I am happy to have survived it Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Jul 3, 2004
  • Leaving XelaIt's time to change places. I am finishing up my two weeks in a <A HREF=http://www.spanishguatemala.org/>Xela language school</A> and decided to work in one of the projects the school offers - a coffee plantation. Initially, I planned on studying Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Aug 5, 2004
  • The world of Mundo VerdeI just got back from 3.5 days in Loma Linda were I volunteered at the <a href=http://www.cafe-organico.com/>Sociedad Civil de Mujeres Campesinas de El Palmar y Colomba</a> which produces the organic coffee of "Mundo Verde". The coffee is cultivated Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Aug 10, 2004
  • From Lago Atitlan to Todos SantosAfter 12 days of travel around the country, my stay in Guatemala comes to an end. I visited the famous market in <a href=http://www.enjoyguatemala.com/chichicastenango.html>Chichicastenango</a> which is a feast for the senses (and your money). The color Posted by grizzly99 in Adventures by grizzly99 | Aug 23, 2004
  • Flight Mexico City to Guatemala cityCar pick up from Homestay owners (Tom) to LA Antigua Posted by Pdh61 in Americas 2015 | Mar 12, 2015
  • Ruins and a new experience!Today was a lazy morning, breakfast was at 8 and we headed off to the Mayan ruins by 9:15. It was about an hour drive to Tecpan where the Iximche ruins are. On our way we went to 2 medical Posted by Katy.Sniderhan in Guatemala Mission | Aug 30, 2016
  • Pizza dayChecked my contacts. May have a problem with my travel dates. Felt I needed to get some exercise. Went up this hill, found out there's a trail that just keeps on going, but needed to head back Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 25, 2017
  • RainPeople stayed up talking rather late last night (can't remember the time). Slept for a little while. Then I heard some more talking: two people down the hall, sitting at a table; guess they thought they were far Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 26, 2017
  • Stayed in I was going to go for a long hike this morning, but I was on the computer until noon. The sunny day was now overcast, so I decided not to chance it. It's been raining every afternoon Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 27, 2017
  • Half accomplished Well, I received an email from my Panama lawyer saying that my c&eacute;dula (national ID) had been approved. I had told her that I would be in Panama in June. She scheduled an appointment for June 21. Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 28, 2017
  • Getting ready Finishing up yesterday's blog. Just received this gift from my landlord: a raspberry jelly filled donut. The sides are squared off, like a cake (looks angled in the pic 'cause I got right up on Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 29, 2017
  • Last day of this legWon't be blogging for a couple days: travel days. Got everything as squared away as I can. Will pack this afternoon. I plan on going to bed early, 'cause I have to get up at 2am: bus Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 30, 2017
  • BetterNo longer sniveling. Mostly recovered. Stripped my clothes and bed. Took a long shower. Had a two hour Spanish class. Went to lunch. Had a Guatemalan dish: baked chicken with some Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 17, 2017
  • Glitch This blog site will be shutting down soon. In order to continue my blog, I need to find an alternative site. I'm not into learning a new skill, such as building a new blog. After my Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 18, 2017
  • PffftTemps in the 50s in the morning. Much better than the 40s a month ago. Also very little rain in the last week. Plans fizzled out for today. Can't think of anything I want to do Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 19, 2017
  • Quiet day Did a little more work on getting the blog transferred. Spent the rest of the day playing games on my laptop, watching movies, checking emails, messages, and Facebook. Had a sandwich for lunch, leftover pizza for dinner. Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 20, 2017
  • Nice day Went for a walk across town. The majority of places you'd want to get to are within a 30 min walk; there are hills, but not big ones; so good exercise. The weather lately has been gorgeous, Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 21, 2017
  • Counting down the days Not that I'm anxious to go, but it's something that I need to do, plus I'm mostly just hanging around right now and putting a few things off until I return. Leave June 1, return June 30. Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 22, 2017
  • Dull dayDid internet stuff. Spanish class. Lunch for two: chicken leg, squash, potato, drink, tip ($7.15). Gorgeous again outside. Time for a rum/coke. Computer games. Rained around 3-4pm. Cats and dogs for about 30 Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 23, 2017
  • Rainy afternoonGot up a little later than usual. Checked contacts (email, messages, WhatsApp, Facebook). Duolingo for a little while. Shower, dress, and wait for my teacher. Spanish for two hours. Just as I was thinking of Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 24, 2017
  • Another lost day - sort of Awakened at 5:45am by some girls laughing and carrying on. Didn't last long, but now I'm awake. Found out later that someone else told them to pipe down. These girls (20 yr olds) were from Guatemala Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 7, 2017
  • More errands Needed to add data to my cell plan. Can't do that on my own. Went with one of the nice people I've met. Took a little while to get help at the phone place, and then to Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 8, 2017
  • Decision time Looked for teacher: wasn't available. Looked for a way to get mail from the US: the only way is DHL, and it's expensive. So I've decided to return to Panama at the end of the month, 'cause Posted by raydesro in Ray's travels | May 9, 2017
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