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Dec 28, 2012 - Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

12/28 Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala The country is the most populated of all in Central America with 14.7 million people in an area slightly smaller than Tennessee. The border with Mexico is very unsettled due to high risk of drug smuggling. Only 6 years of education is compulsory. Many ethnic Indian groups live here and still speak their native languages. (K’iche, Kaqchikel, Mam, Q’eqchi to name a few) The most popular tourist destination near the port is Antiqua which is 90 minutes away. We decided to stick around the port. There were lots of...

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Dec 27, 2012 - Corinto, Nicaragua

12/26 – Day 2 in Puntarenas, Costa Rica It didn’t get quite as warm as we were expecting. A high around 90 and very humid is what we got. Jean, Jerry, Jim & myself had booked a Sky Walk tour in the tropical forest. Buses are air conditioned, so the 40 minute ride was comfortable. We saw white-faced capuchin monkeys along the way and another couple on our walking tour. A bird with pale blue feathers is the only tropical bird that was spotted. Rather disappointing. Leaf cutter ants covered our trail in one section. Pretty cute to watch those...

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