Unfortunate travel but necessary all the same... November 16th 2012 Friday was a trip from Antigua to Coban. The sole purpose of this lengthy (7 hour) trip was to get closer to the Semuc Champey, which we will visit tomorrow.
We were picked up from our hotel in Antigua by a mini-van. We were the first on, and took the seat behind the driver. It turned out to be the roomiest spot on the bus, but it was a very long ride in a not so comfortable van. We picked up m ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Verapaz Region » Cobán 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
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Making our long-time dream of foreign service become a reality, we sold our house and cars, closed our law practice and said a loving goodbye to family and friends. We began our trek with the Peace Corps in January 2013, in the Kingdom of Morocco, with enthusiasm and honor. For those of you who follow along, we will do our best to help you experience our new adventure with us.
P.S. Our 2012 blog entries relate to our 2 month trip to Cen... full info