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I spent one-month solo backpacking in Guatemala and had an awesome experience. This is an archive of all the adventures I documented while in Guatemala.

SEMUC CHAMPEY TOUR IN GUATEMALA: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

By far my favorite day in Guatemala was spent exploring Semuc Champey National Park and adventuring around the river. I stayed at Greengo’s hotel, an isolated paradise deep in the jungle. From here I purchased a one-day Semuc Champey tour for $20 USD, which left at 9 am and returned just before sunset.   THE …

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GUATEMALA BACKPACKING ITINERARY FOR 2 WEEKS

Backpacking in Guatemala is an unforgettable experience combining beautiful nature, colorful culture and a dash of adrenaline and risk. I had two weeks to backpack to some of the best places to visit in Guatemala. I made a short Guatemala backpacking itinerary that wasn’t too rushed and allowed me to see quite a few of …

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INDIAN NOSE SUNRISE HIKE- NEAR LAKE ATITLAN IN GUATEMALA

In the mountains towering over the towns surrounding Lake Atitlan, is one of the most epic sunrise viewpoints in Guatemala. The beauty of the Indian Nose hike for those who aren’t in it for the long haul is that the trek up is less than 30 minutes. At the summit, you will have views over …

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JORGE’S ROPE SWING HANGOUT IN FLORES, GUATEMALA

Flores is a small island in the North of Guatemala. It seriously looks epic from above so I sourced a photo on Flickr so I could show you (I’m getting a drone shortly). The buildings have been painted a variety of bright colors and the cobblestone roads made me feel like I was back in …

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TIKAL RUINS: 11 WEIRD THINGS I LEARNT ABOUT THE MAYANS

When I visited the Tikal ruins, I expected to receive a history lesson from our guide and to explore the ruins. However, our guide was full of amazing facts and pieces of knowledge about the Mayans and the ruins. Here are the strangest and most interesting things I learnt about the Tikal Ruins while in …

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THE WEEKLY #42: JUNGLES & MAYAN RUINS IN GUATEMALA

After my initial shock of the dangers in Guatemala city, I wasn’t quite sure how I was going to warm to Central America. However, after I found myself well and truly on the backpacker/tourist trail the tense times ended and the carefree adventures began.  I had a total of 14 days in Guatemala and after …

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