My Guatemala Photo Diary // Brittany from Boston

My Guatemala Photo Diary

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I was talking to someone the other day about my time spent living in Guatemala and I was reminded how much I miss that experience! It was such an exciting time in my life, it was a little over a year ago and I had just left my job in Boston to go live in […]

15 Things You Must Do in Xela, Guatemala

15 Things You Must Do in Xela, Guatemala

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A popular city for ex-pats, Xela (Quetzaltenango) blends perfectly the traditions and cultures of Guatemala with the comforts and amenities of home. It’s definitely worth a visit, so to help you plan your time there, read on for the top 15 things you must do in Xela, Guatemala! Try the street food. Vendors are out […]

Independence Day in Guatemala // Brittany from Boston

Independence Day in Guatemala

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The steady hum of marching band music lulls me from my sleep in the morning and I’m jolted out of bed by the loud bursts of fireworks. It’s the celebration of Independence Day in Guatemala, so the action starts early! Every day starts with a parade winding its way through town, for the week of […]

Life in Xela, Guatemala // Brittany from Boston

Life in Xela, Guatemala

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It’s six in the evening and the sun is setting over Xela, Guatemala (formally known as Quetzaltenango). The rainy season here in Guatemala is the Central American equivalent of winter, with the shorter days and undesirable weather. Today it’s only drizzling and I walk the four blocks from my apartment to the Parque Centrale. It’s […]