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Entries from January 2014

¿habla español?

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments

every friday we have lunch at the school with most of the students and teachers. everybody contributes a dish resulting in ladden tables with all sorts of delicious food. between christmas and new years, the school was rather empty, but filled up quickly in 2014. so we hardly fit all the people in the dining […]

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xela

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments

the road from toto was still pleasant for a while but one could sense its drawing near the panamerican highway. the density of chickenbuses grew, sometimes blocking whole junctions while letting off people or taking on new passengers while the exhausts and the sounds of their horns filled the air. just outside the city, i […]

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coban to totonicapan

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments

the department of alta verapaz is famous for its coffee and as i was getting closer to its capital, more and more hills were covered with plantations. i stayed at the la paz hotel, a nice guesthouse in a tranquil part of town not far from the city center. just next door was a cafeteria […]

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Tags: food · locations · travel

semuc champey

January 21st, 2014 · No Comments

after thinking about to join the tour of the guesthouse, i decided to do it by bicycle myself and my own pace as the tour included two other sights and a rather tight schedule. if i had known the road would be as challenging as within the last days, i might have opted for the […]

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Tags: locations · postcards