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Flores to Tikal. Tikal from Flores by Bus & Shuttle

How to get to Tikal from Flores? Your choices of transport to Tikal Guatemala. Tikal National Park is quite possibly the most famous place in Guatemala and the majority of people depart from Flores to Tikal. The ancient Mayan city is the biggest and most impressive in Central America, spanning over 100 square km of …

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Good Friday Procession Easter in Flores Guatemala

Good Friday, two religions in one day. Ancient Mayan traditions in a steamy sub-tropical rain forest at Tikal and an evening Catholic procession in the town of Flores. During our month in Antigua Guatemala we saw the Sunday processions and flower carpets of the build up to Easter, the big day itself, Easter Sunday, will …

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From Antigua to San Pedro La Laguna & Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Dedicated followers ( there are a few!) will know that we just spent a whole month in Antigua Guatemala quietly getting on with life before catching the bus from Antigua to San Pedro La Laguna up on Lake Atitlan. It’s like stepping into another world, one we find infinitely more enjoyable. Antigua is lovely but …

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Attacked by Dogs in Antigua

We travel to find new and different experiences, but while being attacked by dogs in Antigua qualified for both categories, it was an experience we really could have done without yesterday. In some countries, street dogs are a problem, particularly for we runners and parents. We have had run-ins with dogs several times. We didn’t …

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Living in Antigua Guatemala. A Month in Antigua

Antigua Guatemala is a stunningly beautiful city in Guatemala. Its architecture, history, and culture are sure to delight, along with the volcanoes that smoke around it. Antigua is a vacation destination popular with many and a popular location for retirement and expats. We were lucky enough to spend a full month there to really get …

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