Category Archives: Guatemala

10 Life Lessons You Learn from Cycle Touring

You cannot rush life. In all areas of your life, be it your relationship or your career, you just need to be patient. Which is something that I find incredibly difficult and especially in my very early 20s, I tried … Continue reading

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Tougher days

We stayed another day in Monterrico, as I was struck with Montezuma’s revenge and just wasn’t feeling well in general. After resting for a day in the hammock at the pool at Johnny’s Place I felt good enough to tackle … Continue reading

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To the Pacific

From Lake Atitlan, we had a full day of going downhill which was pretty awesome as long as there weren’t too many potholes. Our route to the Pacific coast looked something like this: Once we got out of the mountains, … Continue reading

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Lake Atitlan: Panajachel, San Pedro La Laguna, Santiago Atitlan and San Lucas Toliman

With the help of a chicken bus, we made our way from Antigua to Lago Atitlan. Although we were worried, our bikes survived the trip alive as well. It was already pretty good that we didn’t lose them on the … Continue reading

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Lazy days in Antigua

As Antigua is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a volcano and full of cobblestones, we didn’t cycle a lot there. We actually decided to get a bus from Morales to Antigua via Guatemala City, as there were so many trucks … Continue reading

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Cycling from Flores to Morales

Slowly it’s actually sinking in that we’re doing this amazing trip that I have been dreaming about for more than three years. I wasn’t sure about the route or if I would actually like this way of travelling, but I … Continue reading

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Flores: The island in Lake Petén Itza

Flores is a small, picturesque island in the lake Petén Itza, where we spent a rest day after exploring Tikal. Dramatic sunset when we arrived there. We stayed in a lovely guesthouse with view of the lake and even had … Continue reading

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