Tag Archives: Guatemala

World Trip 2012-13: Day 109 – Antigua, Guatemala

Sunday 13 January 2013 Highlights: Meeting the new Tour Group Yesterday I booked and paid for a hike to the Pacaya Volcano but after waking up at 4 am I decided that I would skip this activity and have a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 108 – San Juan to Antigua, Guatemala

Saturday 12 January 2013 Highlights: ‘Stolen Bus’, Farewell Dinner I enjoyed a good nights sleep at my homestay after the children tired me out the night before. I was able to recharge my iPhone and iPad swapping around my charger. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 107 – Panajachel and San Juan, Guatemala

Friday 11 January 2013 Highlights: Local Market, Weaving Class, Local Artwork, Piñata Fun, Homestay. A huge fun packed day easily the highlight of this 16 day tour. I started the morning by actually shopping in the local market and buying … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 106 – Chichicastenango and Panajachel, Guatemala

Thursday 10 January 2013 Highlights: Chicken Buses, Stunning Panajachel sunset, Chichicastenango Market. There is a saying that it isn’t the destination but the journey that is special. These days with comfortable transportation and madding border officials that seems to rarely … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 105 – Antigua, Guatemala

Wednesday 9 January 2013 Highlights: Birthday fun, Zocalo, Marijuana. Today was my 39th birthday party and the third time I have had a birthday and been overseas. The last time was in Peru on the Inca Trail back in 2009. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 104 – Río Dulce to Antigua, Guatemala

Tuesday 8 January 2013 Highlights: A dangerous waterfall, Birthday wishes Again last night we had a lot of rain, it seems this must be the season. Yesterday I was lucky that it didn’t happen when kayaking and for the boat … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 103 – Río Dulce, Guatemala

Monday 7 January 2013 Highlights: Kayaking, Howler Monkeys, Boat Cruise, Hot Springs, Volunteer School. For most of the night it rained with the occasional thunder and lighting which wasn’t a good omen for today. I got up very early for … Continue reading

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