Archive for August, 2014

21k Guatemala

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Today was Guatemala City’s 21k race, one of the most important sporting events on the region.

Traveling on a Dime: Semuc Champey

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Semuc Champey

Semuc Champey

Two days ago I got a phone call from a friend who asked me how to get to Semuc Champey, “I’ve never been there” he tells me.
Well, now I’m going to have to share what I told him, yeah, he is traveling on a Guatemalan budget.

Acatenango Volcano

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Volcano's crater.
Acatenango Volcano is Guatemala’s third highest pick, towering 3,976 m (13,045 ft) in altitude.
Last eruption occurred in 1972, which sent volcanic ash on a 25 kilometers radius.

Museo de Arqueología

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

This was a short spontaneous visit to Guatemala City’s Museo de Arqueología
I am always at awe when I see the beautiful art Mayan Civilization created.

Traveling on a Dime: Atitlan

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

From Hotel Atitlan
Lake Atitlan has been rated as one of the most beautiful lakes on the world and in fact, it is listed on the one thousand places to see before you die.
Well, this destination does not have to break the bank, unless you want it to.

Traveling on a Dime: Petén

Monday, August 11th, 2014



Traveling on a Dime: Petén
Petén is Guatemala’s Northern-most province and it is full of wonders left behind by our Mayan ancestors, and rich with Nature’s splendor.

Island of Flores, Lake Petén Itza

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Valuable archeological find at a small island on Lake Petén Itza.
I know it is not what you would spect. But I’ll be provindin you with a quick review of another of my trips to this beautiful island, the last bastion of the Itza people.