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Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua means, “antique” in Spanish. The city of Antigua is truly an antique, a relic of the past. This city was once the bustling business and religious capital of the country of Guatemala. But after many cycles of volcano and earthquake damage the residents...
Guatemala City for a week or so…..

Guatemala City for a week or so…..

(Note, this post is filled with bright colors and contains two videos, wait for them to load to get the full effect) Every now and then we enjoy getting off the road for a few days. Renting an AirBandB house is a great way to take a break from the road and explore a...
Guatemala- A few campsites…..

Guatemala- A few campsites…..

After seeing Tikal we drove around the lake we were camped on.  That took us to another lakeside camp spot on the island of Flores.  This free spot was next to the local event hall and was filled with activity.  We watched the water taxis, a family decorating for a...
Guatemala- Tikal

Guatemala- Tikal

El Remate was the gateway village to visit the ruins of Tikal.  This Mayan architecture is notable for its size and some unique building features.  The most visible unique feature is the stone “crest” on the top of the main temples.  Some of the temples at Tikal have...