The Journey Home July 3rd 2006 My time in Guatemala has been finished for quite a while now, but, due to a busy work schedule and I suppose a bunch of laziness, I have not had a chance to complete my final blog until now. For those of you who have been following my journey, I am sorry for the delay.
When I emerged from the jungles in the Peten I was exhausted and covered from head to toe in a six day layer of mud and ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region 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
I am from Georgia, but I have lived in California for the past few years. I have been working as an engineer since I got out of school six years ago. I have grown tired of working the never changing rat race of ‘normal life’, so I am embarking on a multi-year round the world journey, a retirement of sorts, beginning with a winter contract job in Antarctica. From there, who knows where I will go, but I plan on seeing the whole world and all of the unique cultures, remote wildernesses and amazing history that this planet has to offer. I am planning on traveling as inex... full info