Xela a.k.a. Quetzaltenango

Xela a.k.a. Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Travel Blogs from Xela a.k.a. Quetzaltenango

Xela a.k.a. Quetzaltenango Travel Blogs (34)
A typical day at the dinner table., Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala travel blog

A typical day at the dinner table.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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So my graduation speech probably won't go down in history, other than for maybe being the shortest ever. I also think I impressed my Spanish teacher the other morning when he asked me.. "żDe donde eres?" (Where are you from?) Where I quickly ...

Back to school., Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala travel blog

Back to school.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... first proper sentence. Most gringos come to Xela either to attend a Spanish language school or to do volunteer work, and although it's Guatemala's second city there isn't actually much to do or see in the city itself. It's a place to study, drink ...

Studying Spanish in the Mountains, Quetzaltenango aka Xela, Guatemala travel blog

Studying Spanish in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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 At around 2400 metres Quetzaltenango, a.k.a. Xela, temperatures fluctuate between 0C and 23C daily. Buildings are not heated, so dressing warmly for dinner is a good idea, heavy blankets on the bed, a must. The man that owns the house where we are ...

The art of being stupid (Vol. 1)., Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala travel blog

The art of being stupid (Vol. 1).

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... history. Today I heard this funny story about a 35 year old Norwegian, possibly from the small town of Elverum, currently in Guatemala (just like me). This very morning, the Norwegian guy was in Panajachel down by Lake Atitlan. He ran out the door and ...