Heading to Utila from Guatemala City – Stinky Buses, The Vomit Coffin and Paradise

Heading to Utila from Guatemala City – Stinky Buses, The Vomit Coffin and Paradise

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    Join The Journey Subscribe Now! 1 Our time in Guatemala is over, and all I can say is that it’s a wonderful country of good people, food, and beautiful places. We will be back shortly when we go to Tikal in early April, but for now we are headed to Honduras to Utila. Utila […]

Mayan Fire Ceremony in Rabinal, Guatemala - A Life Changing Experience

Mayan Fire Ceremony in Rabinal, Guatemala – A Life Changing Experience

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NOTE: This is something I almost didn’t put on the blog. Possibly because it’s intensely personal, and also because it sounds a little fanatical to some. Finding Out About Semuc Champey On our first trip to Central America, Shelly and I were flying down to Guatemala City from Cancun when I spoke with some Guatemalans […]

Why Semuc Champey, Guatemala Might Be The Most Beautiful Place On The Earth

Why Semuc Champey, Guatemala Might Be The Most Beautiful Place On The Earth

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After making our way from Northern Chile, spending some time in Santiago, Vina Del Mar, and Renaca we flew down to the Chilean Patagonia to Punta Arenas, Chile.  Punta Arenas is one of the furthermost cities in Chile and the hub exploring the Magellan Straits, Magdalena Island, and Tierra Del Fuego.  The first thing we […]

El Retiro in Lanquin, Guatemala- A Peaceful Haven In the Alta Verapaz

El Retiro in Lanquin, Guatemala- A Peaceful Haven In the Alta Verapaz

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We got to El Retiro in Lanquin, Guatemala.  El Retrio, means retirement or the retreat.  It sure appeared this way.  We found it relaxing immediately upon arriving and look forward to some much needed relaxation.  The grounds are beautiful and there was even a little area we could park the rental car on the main […]

The Colonial Town Of Antigua, Guatemala

The Colonial Town Of Antigua, Guatemala

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Antigua, Guatemala.  A city with rich culture and beautiful cobblestone streets was just the place we were looking for to get away from the hustle and bustle of Cancun and the Yucatan.  The city has mostly cobble stone streets with multi-colored buildings one right next to another. There are 22 large cathedrals, 11 monasteries, and 14 […]