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Feliciano Pop

By | February 3rd, 2015|Guatemala, people|

Feliciano Pop, a former mayor of San Pedro, has devoted his retirement to helping those less fortunate than himself. He has opened a small museum filled with stone carvings he has made from volcanic pumice. [...]

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Chona Perez

By | January 28th, 2015|Guatemala, people|

Chona Perez is a highly celebrated 90 years old midwife, healer and community leader, who helped some 10,000 women to deliver their babies in San Padero la Laguna and surrounding villages. Along her long carrier [...]

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A photoshoot

By | January 22nd, 2015|Guatemala|

I had the occasion to help out a local organization in San Pedro la Laguna by offering a free photoshoot. Dusted off the Elinchroms and dipped in my favorite activity. The next few hours went [...]

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Tikal

By | January 8th, 2015|Guatemala, travel|

Tikal is one of the major Mayan archaeological sites and was not disappointing at all even after we have seen 20+ sites in Mexico already. When it comes to this Maya ruins most of the [...]

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Xpujil

By | May 9th, 2014|Mexico|

Xpujil

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Becan

By | May 9th, 2014|Mexico|

Becan became a favorite quickly. The compact site has three plazas surrounded by pyramids of various sizes, a ball court and a unique tunnel. The whole site is surrounded by ravine (ditch). So why a [...]

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Dzibanche and Kinichna

By | May 8th, 2014|Mexico|

Dzibanche and Kinichna are a bit off the beaten archaeological path, they are less crowded, but still have plenty to offer for those who just cannot get away from Mayan ruins. They are less visited, [...]

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Uxmal

By | April 24th, 2014|Mexico|

Uxmal is the second most visited Mayan site in the Yucatan and just as expensive as Chichen Itza at $ 200 per person, night shows used to be included in the price but now is [...]

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Edzna

By | April 22nd, 2014|Mexico|

Just under an hour from Campeche is the uncrowded archaeological site of Edzna, one of the nicest we have visited on this trip so far. Compact but unique in its own way, you can climb [...]

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Tonina

By | April 17th, 2014|Mexico|

The drive from San Cristobal de las Casas to Tonina was the longest 105 kilometers so far, taking us a total of three hours to get there. The topsy curvy, up-and-down road was loaded with [...]

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