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The amazing pools of Semuc Champey  

The amazing pools of Semuc Champey

Guatemala - the land with a monopoly on colour!

October 17th 2013
Guatemala was my first chance to pause after a couple of months of consistent travel up from Panama (oh the woes of the modern traveller!). I headed straight for its second city, Xela, partly because it was the gateway to a two day climb of Central America's highest peak and partly because the language schools were so incredibly cheap. I enrolled with Utatlan, where USD 155 got me 20 hours of ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Flores

Guatemalan Flag 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
13th November 2013

Great adventures!
I love this photo and your amazing adventures. Bravo for really focusing on your Spanish, so you're almost at native level. Good show!

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