Our trip to Guatemala 2019


I thought I would share a bit about our recent vacation along with some pictures and videos.  I took a lot of photos, so it’s going to be tough deciding which ones to share, but I’ll try not to overdo it.


We flew into Belize on April 16th and just went to the zoo that day.   Our first full day was April 17th and we took a tour to Tikal in Guatemala.  I highly recommend taking a tour vs trying to go through the border on your own.  Also, please be aware that you will see a lot of police or military on the sides of the road holding very large guns.  It was a bit intimidating, especially when there would be 6-8 closer to the trees.  I highly recommend buying some mango juice while exchanging your money at the border.  I already miss the fresh juices.




This first photo was taken through the car window.  I can’t remember which lake this was.  We passed two.  One was freshwater and one was saltwater.  Guatemala has some gorgeous scenery, but most of the two hour drive were spread out houses with a lot of animals.  Most looked to be living in poverty or close to it.

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We’re in Guatemala today!


If things are going as planned, we are taking a trip to Guatemala today.  It’s also my husband’s birthday (Happy Birthday Jesse).


We only have a couple full days to do bigger things while on vacation, and thought this was a must see.  We were able to book a trip to Tikal through our hotel.

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