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My Trip to Guatemala

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Visiting the Tikal Maya Ruins

The Tikal Maya ruins are probably the most famous touristic spot here in Guatemala. This weekend, I finally had the chance to visit this magnificent site. My Spanish school offers trips to Tikal, but unfortunately the requirement of at least... Continue Reading →

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Copán and Macaw Mountain

Guatemala has plenty of things to discover. The 8 weeks that I am spending here are really not enough to see all of it unfortunately. Maybe it sounds a little ironic that I decided to go and see the Mayan... Continue Reading →

Hiking Acatenango

So here is another Volcano story. Since there were not enough people who wanted to go visit the Maya ruins in Tikal, I planned something entirely different. Hiking Acatenango, which is one of the volcanoes surrounding Antigua Guatemala. A large... Continue Reading →

Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey means "where the river hides under the earth" in a Mayan dialect. Here is the somewhat less mystic explanation of what it is: It is a natural limestone bridge covering the Cahabón river. On top, there is a... Continue Reading →

Volcano Fuego

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