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Photo of the Week: Ruins at Tikal

  The ruins of Tikal had long been on my bucket-list of places to visit. I’d seen it in magazines and text books during college and its incredible symmetry always tinkered with my imagination. When I finally had the chance to visit this year it didn’t let me down. The park turned out to be […]

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10 Faces of the Future: Guatemala

The Children of Guatemala are an incredibly interesting aspect of the culture. Their faces seem to convey a sense of innocent transparency that allow you to feel the culture in a way that words can’t explain. This first photo has an interesting back story which you can read here. In short, these three are shoe […]

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A Touching Travel Moment in ChichiCastenango

  One of the best ways to learn about a new culture is to take a seat and observe. This photo came out of an “off the beaten path” town named Chichicastenango in Guatemala. As I rested my tired bones on the steps of a local church in the town’s main square I was approached […]

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A Photo Tour of Semuc Champey, Guatemala

The first time I saw a photo of Semuc Champey it was in the post of a friends social media profile. I thought it looked insane and I had no idea that in a few short months I’d find myself there as well. It’s hard to imagine from photos but Semuc Champey is actually a […]

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Travel Blog Burnout & Rebirth in the Highlands of Guatemala

Travel blogging’s a piece of cake, right? Just another endless vacation full of fuzzy feel good journal moments? Consider this: with six percent battery life remaining, no electricity, and a miniature swarm of mosquito’s revolving around the light of my failing computer screen, I continue writing despite the fact that the computer will switch off […]

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