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10 reasons you should visit Guatemala

10. Chicken buses Although they are not a very safe way of transportation, every chicken bus is a small piece of art on its own. Even though I have seen hundreds of them so far, I will always be…

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GO: Festival de Barriletes

On November 1st many countries celebrate the Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos), a holiday that originates in Mexico but has spread out to more Central-American countries and even to other countries around the world. On this day,…

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7 important lessons God taught me so far

7. Be slow to become angry. “In your anger do not sin.” (Ephesians 4:26-31) One of the biggest things I have learned in the past seven months is that nothing is worth getting mad about. I sometimes get mad…

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Locked out of church

Halloween. A day I’ve never understood and probably will never understand. But here in Guatemala people are preparing themselves for this day for weeks. The stores are full of creepy clothing and candies, houses are being decorated and shops…

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Getting inked

I got it! I got my first tattoo! For years I’d been thinking about getting a little tattoo somewhere on my arm or wrist, but I never really knew what I wanted. Until I arrived in Guatemala and the…