Category: Guatemala

Visa renewal – a short trip from Guatemala to Belize

Before I tell you all about our long weekend in Belize I will explain briefly [well as brief as I ever get] why we had to make the trip. The Immigration rules in Guatemala mean that, on entry into the country, a tourist receives a 90 day visa. The visa can be renewed once, without …

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Lost a wallet but found a beautiful place

Aldous Huxley described Lake Atitlan as “really too much of a good thing”. Surrounded by volcanoes it is certainly very beautiful, has – on its shores and hillsides – twelve villages all with their own unique character and has a near perfect climate [kind of like an English summer at its best]. Our visit, during …

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Life in Rio Dulce

Well, we have now been in the Rio for two months and I thought it was time that I told you something about day to day living here at Hacienda Tijax. This marina is one of about six “large” marinas and several small places to keep your boat on the river. By large I mean …

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