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In Guatemala – Part three: Lake Atitlán.

(continued from Part two: The coffee farmer on the volcano.)

A loud thud resonates through my bones as my head slams into the metal ceiling once again as the driver forgets to tap his brakes in lieu of an oncoming speed bump. I can attest to the strength of this inconspicuous van, in that my head hasn’t yet left even a dent in the roof despite repeated attempts. There are speed limit signs here in Guatemala, but in a country where low literacy rates result in buses needing…

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Postcards from Guatemala.

Guatemala is a vibrant country.  The people and their culture are as diverse as the land and animals that they live with.  It is a relatively small country, but sharp elevation changes between sea level and the highest peak in Central America translate to an incredibly varied set of ecosystems and a density of life that few other places can boast.

There is a lot of history in Guatemala; from its role as the heart of the ancient Mayan empire to the civil war that …

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  • DanielJune 17, 2017 - 8:56 am

    Whoa! What a taste – great shots David. I look forward to seeing more!ReplyCancel

  • AnaJune 17, 2017 - 11:06 am

    MONKEY!!! That monkey image is perfect – the silhouette bears an uncanny resemblance to the classic evolution poster. ?ReplyCancel

  • AdrienJune 28, 2017 - 5:45 pm

    These are amazing! Especially the animal shots – so hard to get a clear view of them, never mind snap a good photo. Well done! Can’t wait to see more posts on Guatemala!ReplyCancel

Going South Wallpaper


Going South

Autumn was short and sweet this year.  And as the geese fly south anticipating winter I hunker down for hibernation here in Winnipeg.  Let it snow, let it snow…

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Enjoy!…

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  • Sandy BriscoeOctober 29, 2012 - 8:01 am

    HiDavid,
    this is a stunning picture. so typical of Manitoba at this time of year. the colours are so beautiful. What lake is this?
    You are a talented photographer!
    SandyReplyCancel

  • DavidOctober 29, 2012 - 1:15 pm

    Hi Sandy, thanks for the kind words! This was at Lake Winnipeg, looking east at sunrise just a couple weeks ago.ReplyCancel