Xelaju

Xelaju, Guatemala

Travel Blogs from Xelaju

Xelaju Travel Blogs (41)
Highways and Burritos, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala travel blog

Highways and Burritos

A travel blog entry by sherwoodk

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             I write this in the car, on the way to Quetzaltanango (affectionately known by the populace as Xela, though I for one haven't yet seen the connection). Apparently we're quite close, ...

The "Shamans" of San Simon, San Andres Itzapa, Guatemala travel blog

The "Shamans" of San Simon

A travel blog entry by sherwoodk

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... wasn't a shaman; he was Saint Simon, one of the original 12 disciples, who had performed miracles and apparently appeared at one time in Guatemala. San Simon sat upon an altar, dressed smartly in a suit and tie. Devotees climbed up to the altar to ask his ...

From the Finca to your Cup, Nueva Allianca, Guatemala travel blog

From the Finca to your Cup

A travel blog entry by sherwoodk

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Here, as promised, is a description of the coffee production process, from start to finish! 1-1.5: There are many different varieties of coffee trees, each with different strengths. (The same is true of macadamia trees, which several of these ...

An Organic Coffee Cooperative, Nueva Allianca, Guatemala travel blog

An Organic Coffee Cooperative

A travel blog entry by sherwoodk

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... number is probably far higher. Nowhere is the indigenous culture stronger than here in the highlands, where Xela, Guatemala's second-biggest city, sits nestled amongst high mountain slopes covered with lettuce, radishes, broccoli, and other ...