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Border Jumping from Belize to Nicaragua

4 months is a surprisingly short amount of time for a journey like this. We have met quite a few people making a similar trip (or even longer) and there isn’t anybody with less than a year as a timeframe. 1,805 more words

Central America

How to kill a hangover in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala (Smokin' Joes)

Saturday night was large. My beloved playoff chokers the Vancouver Canucks squandered a 3-nil lead and called it a season sending the Calgary Flames into the second round. 785 more words

Backpacker

How to Renew a Tourist Visa in Guatemala

by Michelle Margaret Fajkus

There are tons of great things about living in Guatemala: high quality of life, kind people, fascinating stories, gorgeous natural scenery. However, one downside to living or traveling in Guatemala for an extended period (and not having a work, volunteer or student visa) is that the tourist visa here lasts just 90 days. 461 more words

Travel

A Gringo's Impression of Semana Santa in La Antigua

In my previous post I highlighted the ornate Alfombras (carpets) that are laid out in the streets of Antigua, only to be erased by the feet of the many who participate in the Semana Santa Processions. 534 more words

Art