Guatemala Archive

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    Crossing from Guatemala to Honduras, catching up with friends and family.

    We left Tikal and the jungles of Petén cycling south towards Río Dulce. We cycled through a town by the name of Poptun and just south of town, upon recommendation stayed at a place called Finca Ixobel. This place was heaven. Amazing food (like great […]

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    Sweating it through the tropics

    Guatemala is a country of drastic differences and stunning changes. From the chilly highlands we descended towards the sweltering jungles of Petén. Trading layers for thirst. The drastic highlands soon changed to a mirage of slash and burn agriculture in an area that used to […]

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    Cycling the Guatemalan Highlands: Poco a Poco

    What more can you ask for, stunning views, mountains, white knuckle descents, grueling climbs and colorful people.     Biking through the Guatemalan highlands has been one of the most rewarding journeys on this trip thus far. After having 5 weeks off the bikes it […]

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    Guatemala: Detailed Route Information

      Since we are getting a little more off the beaten path we thought it would be useful to provide detailed travel information for anyone else interested in our route along with information on where we stayed and what we recommend. Please let us know […]

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    Down for a Month

    We think our decision to jump ahead and study for a month in Guatemala was a good one. Although not fluent, we are a little more at ease with the Spanish language and can at least converse with people a bit more and definitely understand […]

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