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Maggie’s Birthday at Tikal

We dragged ourselves reluctantly away from Finca Ixobel, our 1 night stop already run into 3 with the temptation to stay another day or two very, very strong! But thankfully we had a greater attraction to draw us away – the Mayan ruins at Tikal. It was coming up to Maggie’s birthday and we figured […]

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The Best Coffee in the World at the Crossroads Café

I walk into the garden and see a hammock smiling at me between two trees. Come on over, sit down, put your feet up, relax… Ah! This is the life, swinging gently in the breeze in the shade of exotic fruit trees, surrounded by flowers everywhere, their sweet scent tingling the nostrils and teasing my […]

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Copacabana, Isla Del Sol, Joining the Gringo Trail, A Bit of Politics, Trouble Ahead in Peru and the Benediction of the Vehicles

In the end the strike in La Paz seemed to pass peacefully. Well anyway, we saw no sign of it in this delightful little haven of Copacabana. We spent a great 5 nights here just taking in the lake and the surrounding area. One day we took an all day boat excursion out to the […]

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