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The heart of the program. We spent 2 weeks in the Alta Verapaz region. We learned about the history of the area, we lived with Q'eqchi' (Kekchi) families, ate their food, slept in their houses and helped them reforest their land and we went on a Cloud ...
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While in my stay at Guatemala I managed to visit a old coffee plantation and my guide told me lots about the culture. The coffee is a huge part of their economy. It grows very well there because of the land and how warm and humidity. The coffee provides ...
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!Hola once more from Guate, Guate! A couple of weekends ago I braved the crazy misty mountain roads (as a passenger, no way would I drive in this country), to visit the 8th Wonder of the World - Semuc Champey in Northern Guatemala. After a long, long ...
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A Travel Blog entry by cathonaventure from Jocotán, Chiquimula, Guatemala
... mountains ahead. As we approached they became more defined and higher, and soon our road curved left into the next department of Alta Verapaz. Mountains lay not just ahead of us, but steeply around us, limestone karst with caves and jungle vegetation. You ...
A Travel Blog entry by bernd_koss from Coban, Western Highlands, Guatemala
... ;Was uns bleibt sind die Bilder vom Weg. Cobán ist eine Stadt in Guatemala und Verwaltungssitz des Departamentos Alta Verapaz sowie der Gemeinde Cobán, die 2.132 km˛ umfasst und etwa 200.000 Einwohner hat. In der ...
A Travel Blog entry by jasonandkarena from Lanquin, Guatemala
... excited about the next part of our trip: Semuc Champey, a series of beautiful pools cascading over a limestone bridge in the Alta Verapaz region of Guatemala. The steep, misty mountains of Alta Verapaz are truly magical, and this was one of the ...
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... were beautiful, and the description sounded really unique: 'Semuc Champey is a natural monument in the department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, near the Q'eqchi' Maya town of Lanquin. It consists of a natural 300m limestone bridge, under ...
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... heading south and decided to stop for one or two days in Semuc Champey, a national park in the department of Alta Verapaz consisting of a natural 300-meter limestone bridge, under which passes the Cahabon River. There were several agencies in Flores ...
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