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Guatemala Revealed

A blaring buzzer abruptly invades my dreams. I have fallen from that castle in the air to land on the bed of my shadowy hotel room. My eyes are wide open, but I can’t see a thing. I frantically fumble for my phone atop the nightstand. I finally manage to swipe off the...

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Don’t Skip Santa Ana, El Salvador

Travelling is a funny thing. Generally, it is the “big” experiences that we expect to stick with us. When in El Salvador, these “big” experiences might be climbing a volcano or surfing a world-class point break. These are the things that should, and usually do, hold a...

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Living the Pura Vida – Costa Rica

It was a hot morning in Montezuma, Costa Rica and the walk down the hill to the village was agony. I was only half way down the hill when a young man on a motorbike stopped. “Senorita, I take you to bottom of hill if you like.” He was wearing a nice shirt and khaki...

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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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