Category Archives: Guatemala – 2015

The Sardine Hikers

By Eli Abbot (January 17, 2015) Today was a very good day for hiking San Pedro volcano. It was a beautiful, sunny day, and we were grateful our entire hike being in the shade. It was the perfect temperature. After … Continue reading

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Kayaking

by Jack (January 16, 2015) Today we went kayaking on lake Atitlan. I didn’t like it as much as I do white-water kayaking, but it was still fun. We went to a spot where we could jump into the lake; … Continue reading

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A Transition–in location and in thought

by Emily (from January 15, 2015) Tonight, the sounds of crickets and waves replace the sounds of tuk-tuks and discotecas. It’s hard to believe we woke up in Antigua this morning, still basking in the glow of the red volcanic … Continue reading

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Occasional Volcano Poofs

by Shep (from Jan 14, 2015) (Today, we had a usual wake-up as every other day that we’ve been here and a fairly normal breakfast, but then everything got turned around when Bobby announced that we were going to do … Continue reading

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Mayan Ceremonies, Ball Games, Hippies, and Down Under

by Sarah The day began with our normal travel routine – language class, then lunch and siesta.   This afternoon we went to the market with Vinny. He will be helping us perform a Mayan ceremony during our time hiking with … Continue reading

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Y usted?

by Ruth “Otro color?” I glance up from my weaving and see a girl who must be younger than me, younger than all the women helping with the weaving class. “Uh, si. Gracias,” I say, letting her tie off my … Continue reading

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Check out the pictures!

Hi everyone – we are sorry that 2 blogs got posted without pictures.  They’ve been added – so check the last 2 blogs out!

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Day 4: Spicy chocolate!?

by Beatrice Today we got to make chocolate. We did all sorts of different things. We learned some history on how to make it, and we learned how chocolate making started. My favorite part of the chocolate making process was … Continue reading

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Day 3: Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezey

by Emma Day three has begun, and I already feel like I understand the Guatemalans’ culture in addition to understanding what is the norm. I especially feel this way when it comes to  eating typical food of the Guatemalans. Although … Continue reading

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Day 2: Waking up to a new view

Waking up this morning in Antigua Guatemala finally gave us our first view of the beautiful country we would be living in for the next month. The mountainous terrain stretches as far as we can see. The view is very … Continue reading

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