Breakfast in Panajachel, Guatemala
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Breakfast in Panajachel, Guatemala

It’s 11:30am, and I left my hotel – Porta del Lago – and am now sitting in a little streetside cafe in the town of Panajachel in Guatemala.┬áLake Atitlan has been a bucket list item for a while, and I’m mesmerized by the majestic volcanoes. Atitlan has 3. As I write this, I’m staring at two of them, Volcan Toliman and Volcan Atitlan. Surrounded by market stalls and Guatemalans going about their everyday...

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6 Highlights of Rio

For some, a 13 hour flight is a long way to go just for a week. For me, the flight is all part of the fun! As usual, my destination choice started on United’s website looking at several different options, and I was fortunate to come across some well timed flights from Vancouver to Rio with a 1-stop in Houston that I could apply my upgrade certificates to and get a comfortable overnight ride down south on their new Boeing 787...

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British Columbia’s Joffre Lakes

I woke up this morning feeling like an adventure. The sun was shining, and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. First stop – The Grocery Store, for a quick fuel up and a couple of supplies for later in the day. It didn’t take long for me to decide that I wanted to ascend the Joffre Lakes hike. It’s relatively easy (and I have hardly done any hiking this year), and I haven’t been up there in a few years. Not...

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