Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
September 26, 2017

Sierra de los Cuchumatanes: part II

Part II: San Miguel Acatán to Chichicastenango. We'd originally planned a slightly shorter tour for our ride through the Cuchumatanes but from the compelling taste of this place we'd experienced in our first few days…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
September 23, 2017

Exploring the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes: part I

Part I: Quetzaltenango to San Miguel Acatan. In the north of western Guatemala's highlands lies a landscape thrust high; a plateau of former seabed now residing at the chilly elevation of 3000 metres. It's a…
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Alaska to ArgentinaGuatemalaHiking
September 6, 2017

Climbing Volcán Acatenango

Volcánes Acatenango and Fuego. During our three week hiatus from cycling at Lago Atitán we climbed the popular local peak Indian Nose a couple of times. On our second visit we hiked in the dark…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
September 2, 2017

San Pedro de Atitlán – Antigua

Studying Spanish and Exploring in the Guatemala Highlands. Home for three weeks during August was the Maya village turned tourist town of San Pedro La Laguna on the edge of the beautiful Lago Atitlán. With…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBike PackingGuatemala
August 11, 2017

Guatemala: Lanquin – San Pedro la Laguna

Seven days climbing into the Guatemala Highlands. The romantic notion of pioneering explorers 'walking off the edge of the map' is something that has always appealed. Such exploits might elicit thoughts of untracked Himalayan valleys…
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Alaska to ArgentinaBelizeBike PackingGuatemala
June 21, 2017

East to Belize: El Remate – San Ignacio

The Mayan Cultural Triangle. This post comes from San Ignacio, Belize, just inside the country from the Guatemala/Belize border. After spending near to a month in Petén, Guatemala's steamy and sparsely populated northern province, we're…
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