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  #136  
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Antigua Guatemala

This is our favorite place to buy tortillas.





Antigua 90 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr



Dan at the car wash again.



Antigua 57 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




Sara may trade in her 650????





Antigua 38 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Buen Viaje

It was good meeting you guys and sharing some of my favorite parts of Guatemala.
Vayan con Dios !!
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GuateRider & GuateRider Girl

Dear Julio and Luisa

We really appreciate how welcome you made us feel in your home! We are very glad we did not leave when we planned. Your advice to stay and see more of your beautiful Guatemala was gold.

We enjoyed so much your company and fun sense of humor!!!! And the food of course.


Miss you guys!!

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Road trip to the Quiche Guatemala

GuateRider organized a road trip from Antigua up to the Quiche area of Guatemala. We had an international team from Guatemala, El Salvador, Germany, Canada, and Australia.





Screen Shot 2013-02-08 at 10.32.29 AM by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





We met up with Megan in Antigua riding her Kawasaki from Edmonton. Frank came from Guatemala City joined us in Tecpan for breakfast representing team Yamaha.






Nebaj and unicorio 7 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






Nebaj and unicorio 8 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Road trip to the Quiche Guatemala

Driving east on the CA-1 we stopped at the Mirador above Lago Atitlan for a photo op.








Nebaj and unicorio 12 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






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Nebaj and unicorio 13 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr



We continued riding west towards the Quiche.





FILE0880 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





FILE1037 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





We stopped for a break in the city of Chichicastanango to visit the church and the market.









Nebaj and unicorio 14 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 15 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




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Nebaj and unicorio 17 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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The Quiche

We joined up with Mario and Victor from El Salvador in Sacapulus. Next we headed up into the mountains towards Nebaj.





FILE1056 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






Nebaj and unicorio 22 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




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Nebaj and unicorio 21 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




There was some pretty thick fog on the way.





FILE1073 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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The Quiche

We had a lunch stop in Nebaj before we ride up the dirt road to Acul.






Nebaj and unicorio 24 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






Nebaj and unicorio 25 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 26 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





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Our home for the weekend was at a finca where they make the famous Queso de Chancol .





FILE1074 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 31 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






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Nebaj and unicorio 34 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Mil Amores

The food here is served family style and there is lots of it! This is the group on Friday night.





Nebaj and unicorio 36 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




We awoke in the morning to some light rain and mist.




Nebaj and unicorio 37 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 38 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






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Nebaj and unicorio 47 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Boys will be boys

Things did improve early in the day and so the guys went out riding.





Nebaj and unicorio 39 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 42 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




Their first stop was in Chagjul for a boot shine before riding in the wet and mud.




Nebaj and unicorio 48 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 61 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Here are some shots from the road.





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FILE1408 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Acul

The afternoon was sunny so we got out for a walk on the farm.





Nebaj and unicorio 58 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr







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Nebaj and unicorio 63 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




We walked to the village of Acul and met a lot of friendly people. We visited a corn mill to see how flour and tortillas are made.





Nebaj and unicorio 65 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 68 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 74 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 76 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 78 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Acul

There was a party going on for the festival of the virgin of Candelaria. We had been joined by Trevor from Auatralia.





Nebaj and unicorio 73 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 67 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




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Nebaj and unicorio 88 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




Here is the gang on Saturday night.





Nebaj and unicorio 93 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr



It had rained all night and continued to drizzle and Mario, frank, and Victor headed out into the mud.




Nebaj and unicorio 94 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




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Nebaj and unicorio 96 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr



We all soon followed.




FILE1448 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





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Nebaj and unicorio 97 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Unicornio Azul

We all headed back to sacapulus where Daniel and I continued west to the highlands of Chiantla and up to the Unicornio Azul.





Screen Shot 2013-02-08 at 10.34.59 AM by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





FILE1548 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





FILE1560 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 106 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






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Nebaj and unicorio 108 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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High mountains are cold!

We went for a hike in the hills,







Nebaj and unicorio 109 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 110 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





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Nebaj and unicorio 121 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






Yes that says 8 degrees, which is the temperature inside too.





Nebaj and unicorio 120 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




There is a small fire in the lounge where we spent our time.





Nebaj and unicorio 122 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Nebaj and unicorio 123 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





We headed back to Antigua for a farewell dinner with Julio and Luisa. We also met back up with our friend Orvar from Sweden.





DSC04489 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Headed to the border

Setting out from Antigua at 11 am Daniel, Orvar, and I rode thru the capital towards Cuilapa and south to the border town of Pedro de Alvarado.




Screen Shot 2013-02-08 at 3.45.46 PM by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr



On the way we were stopped waiting almost an hour at a construction zone. We met a nice couple Shimon and Veronica from San Salvador there and we stopped down the road with them for lunch.




DSC04492 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





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Sara made friends with the local police. He really liked her bike and her RCMP mascot wearing the same hat as him.





DSC04495 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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Staying at the border

There is not much to choose from for hotels here, but our choice was 5 star compared to the one next door.





Fr Gränsentill Santa Ana, Salvador 005 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr





Fr Gränsentill Santa Ana, Salvador 004 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr




We had hot water and aircon, which was essential in this heat. There was a very nice courtyard to park the bikes too.





DSC04497 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr






This is the line up of trucks at the border day and night. Luckily bikes just ride to the front.





Fr Gränsentill Santa Ana, Salvador 002 by Worldwide Ride.ca, on Flickr
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