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Meeting families in Guatemala

by stephenhaberman Online Now Apr 22, 2008 at 7:04 AM

Is there any formalized process for meeting and getting acquainted with families in Guatemala? My experience in Guatemala is very little, consisting of only a trip to Tekal a few years ago. I am interested in any comments you may have about seeing the country. I am obviously going to some of the main tourist sites like Antiqua etc, but am also interested in less visited spots.

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    Re: Meeting families in Guatemala

    by gfinesilver Online Now Apr 22, 2008 at 12:29 PM

    why don't you do a homestay? that is a very good way to get acquainted with a family. many of the language schools can help you out with that (like ixchel).

    there is a wonderful village tour that i hope they are still doing (i used to guide it) to a place called Santiago Zamora.

    it is directed by an organization called Proyecto Mosaico and their website is www.promosaico.org

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