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What it’s like to be back home

I have been home for exactly two weeks and 1 day. And the inevitable question I get almost every day is ‘what is it like to be back home again?’. Well, here is the answer. It is weird, it…

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10 reasons you should visit Guatemala

Guatemala… the land of eternal spring. Full of volcanoes, beautiful lakes, delicious food, amazing people and colorful markets. Here are my ten reasons for you to book that ticket now and come over! 10. Chicken buses Although they are…

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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,…

Guatemala

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…