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Cantarranas Honduras, City of Murals

On a drive from Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, through the damp, misty rainforest of La Tigra, I found my way to the outskirts of the small colonial city of Cantarranas. Driving up and down steep, irregular hills, swerving around sharp turns and tricky curves,...

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A Day in Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango Guatemala Arriving in Chichicastenango Early Sunday morning I found myself on an uphill shuttle scaling winding roads and crossing lush terrace fields on my way to Chichicastenango. Every Thursday and Sunday the sleepy little town that lies on a...

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Actun Tunichil Muknal, Belize, Caves and Superstition

My guide, Jose, looked around at me and put his finger to his lips, "Shh, can you feel the spirits?" I held my breath. Human skeletons and cracked pottery lay scattered on the ground. Obsidian blades that were once used to pierce the tongue and genitals sat near a...

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Among the Clouds
On Tajumulco, Guatemala

Climbing Tajumulco My boots crunch the gravel underfoot as I stare down a volcano. Tajumulco rises impressive before me, a ring of clouds surrounding its base, the only thing to hint this is the highest peak in Guatemala and all Central America. At 4,220 meters (or...

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Volcano Boarding the Cerro Negro, Nicaragua

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua The blazing sun beat down as I tried yet again to adjust my board to a comfortable position with little success. I stumbled over the jutting rocks and felt the heat of the sizzling black sand. The rest of the group were suffering equally...

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Colonial Duo Tour

  New Colonial Duo Program: El Salvador and Guatemala 6 days Day 1 - Airport to Suchitoto Welcome at the airport and transfer to Suchitoto City. Overnight at Suchitoto. Day 2 - Old City Suchitoto Tour, colonial architecture The city of Suchitoto that offers an essence...

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Upgrades at Belize’s Gaia Riverlodge

Gaia Riverlodge receives quality upgrade, one of top things to do in Belize One of the top things to do in Belize is relax at a tranquil resort. Luckily, a reputable accommodation that has undergone renovations and a name change is welcoming guests to explore its...

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Surprising Nicaragua

Morgan’s Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge Reveals Six Top Surprises for Visitors to Nicaragua SAN JUAN del SUR, NICARAGUA, Mar. 18, 2013 – The news from Nicaragua’s Morgan’s Rock, the pioneering upscale ecolodge, is that “Nicaragua is peaceful, considered one of the safest...

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Burning of the Devil in Guatemala

Traditional Burning of the Devil in Antigua, Guatemala Every year on December 7th an effigy of the devil is set ablaze in Antigua Guatemala. This signifies the cleansing of evil from homes and a fresh start of the Christmas season. An Annual Event in Guatemala As...

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Finding the Lost River in Costa Rica

A Hidden Thermal River in Costa Rica's Dry Forest What is Rio Perdido? Floating in the river, I close my eyes and let the hot water wash over me, easing all the stress and fatigue from my body and mind. Blue butterflies drift languidly through the air, floating...

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