The hobble through Guatemala continues March 20th 2010 We found ourselves in the town of Coban where we enjoyed some nice coffee and a wander around a really cool orchard nursery. See the pics from some of the highlights of these odd, but beautiful plants. With Jen resting her leg (i.e. drinking more coffee and reading books) for another day in Coban I booked myself in for a day trip out to the limestone pools of Semuc Champey.
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Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Tikal 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