Guatemala surprises with its variety and delivers a diversity of humanity and landscape that belies its size. Continue Reading »
Tag Archive for: Guatemala City
When Guatemala City and the town of Totonicapan both wound up our itinerary, several Guatemalans we spoke to wondered aloud, “Now why exactly are you going there again?”
Continue Reading »
Article Series - Microfinance Around the World
The other day we broke down in Guatemala City — in front of a piñata factory no less.
I helped push the stalled PT Cruiser whose motor had knocked, pinged and spoken of better days. Back then forward, we rolled the car out of traffic and into a parking lot.
Guatemala City is notorious for guns, violence, drugs, blighted neighborhoods and danger lurking around every corner. And there we were in a sketchy little parking lot in the middle of the city at dusk. Continue Reading »