Category Archives: Guatemala

Camera Shy


“No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.” ~Minor White Some will be happy to see that previous blog entries are New! and Improved! with photographs. Even I must agree … Continue reading

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Righteous B-Ball


El Centro is the busiest piece of real estate in San Pedro. It´s in front of the municipal building, behind the market. By day it´s a school yard and by night it´s the hottest b-ball court in town. We´re talking … Continue reading

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Tuk Tuking Around


My goal for the next three weeks or so is not to be killed by a tuk tuk. They´re cute, and most putter along reasonably, but there are some that are vicious little killing machines. And you never know which … Continue reading

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Life on the Water


Lake Atitlan is the deepest lake in Central America. You can swim in the details here: Lake Atitlan Statistics are certainly fun, but you can attain giddy heights of nerdishness when you are at the place and know the stats. … Continue reading

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Where the Streets Have No Name


This is that place. It´s probably as big as New Hope and Lambertville combined. With no, totally nada, street names. If you want to visit I´ll explain to go up the hill on the street of the Santiago dock, before … Continue reading

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ReOrganization


San Pedro has two docks, one at each end of town, where boats service the surrounding lake towns. I´m heading to Panajachel this morning, and declined a launcha that stops at all the towns in favor of a direct that … Continue reading

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Present Perfect (Grammar Free!)


San Pedro is a nice place to be. I find myself just sitting, enjoying the moment for many moments. I don´t do this often enough at home. Here I get up (get this) at 6:30 am (yes, Nancy, voluntarily), get … Continue reading

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Simple Is As Simple Does


All my clothes are clean at the same time, on the same day that I´ve had a shower. How much better could life get? Perspectives can change. I´ve intended to strip down to basics; I received that for which I … Continue reading

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It´s Summertime, Boy!


Today I practiced time: hours, days, months, and seasons. Imagine my surprise when I learned I am now smack dab in summer here! I think that´s because it gets up to 75 degrees some days, instead of the typical 72 … Continue reading

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AFP Corrections


Well, that didn’t  go as expected. Turns out jaguars have no interest in eating peoples. They prefer monkeys. Who knew. This is the beginning of dry season. We only had three people in our group, all of whom returned safely. … Continue reading

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