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Jan 1, 2008 - On to Guatemala City - and beyond.

The first day of 2008 was a wild and full day for me. I woke up 11 kilometers deep in the jungle of the Peten region of northern Guatemala, hiked out on day six of my El Mirador trek, caught a 2.5 hour ride back to the town of Flores, and two hours later was at the airport on route to Guatemala City. At sundown that day, I landed in, and things changed immediately. For starters, I was now at 5,000 feet, and a bit under dressed in my shorts and shirt-sleeved shirt. This was not the sweltering jungle anymore. I would come to like the realtive...

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