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Wrapping up our time in Antigua Guatemala
Sunday, June 26, 2016      6 comments

We've enjoyed having Antigua as our "home base" for the past five weeks while we've travelled about this region of Guatemala, and northward. But we're heading to the big city, and hoping to make it as far as the Caribbean coast. ro... Read more
Visited an animal wildlife rescue center, talked to the ocelots
Sunday, June 19, 2016      8 comments

Well, I talked, they listened. The parrots and macaws talked to me, saying "Hola! Hola!" It was interesting, it was fun, and it was sort of sad as well. The animals are well taken care of, but I'd rather see them wild and free. This area wa... Read more
Tikal, the ancient Mayan city
Saturday, June 18, 2016      14 comments

We're staying in Santa Elena, up in northern Guatemala, right on Lake Peten. We came up to see the Mayan city of Tikal, one of the largest Mayan cities yet uncovered. I love visiting ancient buildings and cities, seeing what humans created eon... Read more
More adventures at the Choco Museo
Monday, June 13, 2016      8 comments

It was a cold and rainy Sunday. I can only read for so long. So I joined another truffle making workshop. And was named sous chef by our chocolatier, Orlando. rollingluggagers.blogspo
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We have a huffing and puffing and smoking volcano
Sunday, June 12, 2016      9 comments

We seem to be surrounded by volcanoes here in Guatemala - one of them is smoking and sending out ash. Ah well, at least it isn't rumbling and spewing lava. Though I've never seen that, it might be kind of exciting. From a distance, of course.... Read more
Eight habits of people who lose weight
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      8 comments

I don't normally post links from other fitness websites, but this one resonated with me. People who lose weight have some things in common. I have to admit, I haven't stuck to all of these, but we all know these make a difference: - Eat n... Read more
A rainy night in Panajachel, Guatemala
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      7 comments

The thunder is beginning, but I want to just add today's post. We leave Panajachel tomorrow, and head back to Antigua before we head north to the jungles. It's chilly tonight in the Guatemalan highlands - but there have been amazing views ... Read more
Dad's hat gets a makeover
Saturday, June 04, 2016      8 comments

I washed Dad's hat, which has been travelling with us for 2.5 years, and gave it a new hatband. The hat appreciates it, and had fun on his trip to the lake today. Plus I took photos of cute shoeshine boys, and a lady in a store where we bo... Read more
Drama on the lake
Thursday, June 02, 2016      6 comments

So we're in this little motorized launch, crossing the deepest lake in Central America. And our boat captain gets in a fight with another boat captain. Other guy boards our boat, like a pirate! We end up drifting as they push and shove and ar... Read more
Can't say enough good things about Guatemala!
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      6 comments

There are little treasures hidden around each corner, old buildings that are still standing, and equally old ruins that are half standing. Colorful clothes on people, colorful buildings all around. Emotional statues, happy children. ... Read more
Guatemala - Amazing color, scenery, people!
Friday, May 27, 2016      13 comments

Wow, we've been in the town of Antigua Guatemala for three and a half days and this place is wonderful! Colorful, busy, and it seems as if something is always happening! People are friendly, the textiles are incredible. Flowers everywhere!!! ... Read more
Life Without A Scale
Friday, May 27, 2016      11 comments

My Spark friends know that my DH and I retired, sold most of our belongings, and hit the road almost four years ago. We're just travelling the world and doing all the things we've always wanted to do. Of course, that means rarely cooking s... Read more
Lima, Peru again
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      6 comments

We had a quick eleven days in Peru, warming up after being in Santiago, and while we figured out where to head next. The nice thing about revisiting a place is that we can relax and enjoy the places we like best, without trying to fit in t... Read more
Wrapping up Rapa Nui
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      7 comments

We had such a fabulous time on Easter Island - one of the things to do is to watch sunrise at Ahu Tongariki, the platform on the east side of the island. Dramatic, beautiful, and amazing stars on our drive over there! http://rollin... Read more
Rapa Nui! Also known as Easter Island.
Monday, May 09, 2016      12 comments

We are so blown away by Rapa Nui - this island is amazing! Not only that it's over 2000 miles (3600 or so km) from anywhere. The culture. The history. The moai, which are one of the most awe-inspiring sights! Just absolutely incredible, the... Read more

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