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Destination: Guatemala

Official Name: Republic of Guatemala Established: 15 September 1821 (Independence from Spain),  1 July 1823 (Independence from Mexico) Population: 17,263,239 (2018 estimate) Religion: 45% Catholic, 42% Protestant, 11% No religion Language(s): Spanish Capital: Guatemala City Order of Visit: Forty-Sixth  First … Continue reading

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World Trip 2012-13: Day 110 – Antigua to Copán, Honduras

Monday 14 January 2013 Highlights: New country, Hot Springs, Piñata fun. These 5 am departures really suck, even leaving it to the last minute I had to get up at 4.30 am 😦 Unfortunately for Anna her alarm didn’t go … Continue reading

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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 during the night. 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 part of the 16 day tour. I started the morning by actually shopping in the local … 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 Handicraft Market. There is a saying that it isn’t the destination but the journey that is special and that was very true today travelling on public Chicken Buses which … Continue reading

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