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Police ready to break up the protest

The day our bags disappeared - the day western Guatemala protested, blocked streets and burned tires - crossing from Guatemala to Mexico - Our airline didn't fly anymore

July 25th 2009
Oh, never in my travels has a day started so normally and ended with so many 'memorable moments'. Quick run down and then the story. 1. Protests / Riots in Western Guatemala block the roads 2. Justin decides to check out one of the protests, and our bus takes off leaving him there 3. Our bags get stolen 4. I realize that Justin left his passport on the bus, thereby limiting my options to go ... read more
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Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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