Vacation in Mayan Land February 14th 2007 My first trip out of the country since my 6 months in Asia, and it’s been extremely hard to convince myself that I only have a week out here. I told myself I needed to get out of the ‘travel’ mindset and into the ‘vacation’ mindset, but I am finding that is easier said than done. I don’t remember the last time I went on a vacation.
Thursday night was my 30th birthday and in true fas ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Flores The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more