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Photo Essay: A Day In Flores, Guatemala

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Flores was our first taste of Guatemala. After nearly three weeks on Caye Caulker it was a huge difference to enter this small town in Guatemala. Once again, we had to adjust our minds and ears to the Spanish language and our eyes to the old, colorful towns – a huge difference from the Caribbean paradise we left.

We instantly liked Flores. We stayed in the old part of Flores which is located on a small island in Lago Petén Itzá – a beautiful lake.

We were surprised how small the island actually is. Before long we’d walked the entire island and seen almost everything it had to offer. We only stayed for two nights and spent one whole day at the Tikal ruins, but we still feel like we experienced enough of Flores. (more…)

Photo Essay: A Brief Look At Bruxelles

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Bruxelles really surprised us with its beauty. We hadn’t really been looking forward to Bruxelles, since all we ever see about the city has a lot to do with the EU. On tv the city looks cold and boring. It was not a city high on our bucket list, but it was on our route, so we stopped by.

We were swept off our feet. It’s so different from what you see on tv.

Bruxelles has a very southern European feel and the city is actually very charming and warm. We were kind of sad that we only had two days in the city and when we had to leave we felt like we hadn’t seen a fraction of what Bruxelles has to offer. (more…)

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