Quebec to Panama 2017-2019
(North and Central America)
16 months - solo travel - Suzuki DR650

Selected region: Guatemala

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Dec 14, 2018  —   Guatemala
The Guatemalan Coast has a few nice attractions, and is endowed with some decent beaches for surf enthusiasts. As you already know, beaches are not my...
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Dec 11, 2018  —   Guatemala
Santiaguito Volcano is located at the foot of Santa Maria Volcano, and a few kilometres from the city of Quetzaltenango. It's still active, and sometimes...
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Dec  7, 2018  —   Guatemala
Markets in Guatemala are very colourful. In the mountains, people with Mayan ancestry still wear traditional outfits. Among the three markets I visited...
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Dec  2, 2018  —   Guatemala
Lake Atitlán is born from a massive eruption some 84,000 years ago. The quantity of magma expelled from the Earth's depth caused the surface terrain...
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Nov 28, 2018  —   Guatemala
After Pacaya Volcano, I wanted to tackle the Acatenango Volcano. Its summit towers at 3880 metres, almost 1300 metres higher than Pacaya. This time, I...
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Nov 25, 2018  —   Guatemala
Guatemala is a nice place to explore volcanoes, some of which are active. However, since I travel with a motorbike, I don't have any backpack and my equipment...
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Nov 23, 2018  —   Guatemala
When you are surrounded by volcanoes, it's a must to drive around in search of beautiful landscapes. Here are a few images of the region around Antigua...
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Nov 22, 2018  —   Guatemala
Antigua Guatemala, or simply Antigua is a splendid colonial town and it's a UNESCO World Heritage site. It's the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala...
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Nov 19, 2018  —   Guatemala
Lake Amatitlán, with the Agua Volcano in the background, is located only 25 kilometres from the capital. For such a nice lake, it's surprising to see...
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Nov 18, 2018  —   Guatemala
Located at the top of Ipala Volcano, this small crater lake is about 1 kilometre long, and is at an altitude of 1493 metres.I spent a night camping on...
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Nov 16, 2018  —   Guatemala
Lake Izabal is the largest one in Guatemala, and it's the source of Rió Dulce. There are several nice sites to visit all around the lake. Here are a...
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Nov 15, 2018  —   Guatemala
During the boat tour, I stopped at this hotel on the Tatin River, a tributary of the Rió Dulce. I slept in one of these dormitories that has spaces for...
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Nov 13, 2018  —   Guatemala
Rió Dulce is a river as well as a town once named Fronteras. Before the construction of the bridge linking the shores of the Rió Dulce, the town really...
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Nov 11, 2018  —   Guatemala
Alta Verpapaz et Baja Verapax are two mountainous departments in the centre of the country. This region is populated by the Rabinal Maya, a group known...
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Nov  7, 2018  —   Guatemala
Small town of about 50,000 inhabitants, Chajul is very traditional. The town is also part of the Ixil Triangle, and it's located some twenty kilometres...
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Nov  6, 2018  —   Guatemala
Santa Maria de Nebaj is a municipality in the Quiché region. The region is also known as the Ixil Triangle for its people. Personally, I don't think...
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Nov  4, 2018  —   Guatemala
San Mateo is a mountain village with mainly Mayan population. The women of the area wear very colourful huipiles. The landscapes around the village are...
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Nov  3, 2018  —   Guatemala
Did I ever tell you that I love riding a motorbike? Yes, it's tiring, the rain and cold can be a major deterrent, and it's not possible to sleep anywhere...
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Nov  2, 2018  —   Guatemala
The Day of the Dead is normally celebrated on November 1st, but in Todos Santos, the day is postponed to November 2nd to allow for the horse race.The...
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Nov  1, 2018  —   Guatemala
The most famous events of the Todos Santos fiesta is the horse race. During the days preceding the race, the competitors celebrate, dance, and drink a...
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Oct 30, 2018  —   Guatemala
Todos Santos is usually a small quiet town where inhabitants proudly wear brightly coloured traditional clothing. In many regions, only women wear traditional...
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Oct 28, 2018  —   Guatemala
After more than 6 months in Quebec, I am back in Mexico to retrieve the motorbike that was in storage in Tapachula. I had left it outside, under a blue...