Guatemala 2017

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Day 7

This morning we had our last breakfast at the hotel before heading the the Mayan Families area to look at handmade crafts made from beads by the people the organization supported. We soon left for a preschool in El Barranco and read the books that were donated to the kids before going outside to play […]

Day 6

Today we woke up and had breakfast, as usual. Around nine, we walked to the docks of Lake Atitlan and boarded a boat called the Victoria. Headed across the lake to San Juan, we jammed to some pump up tunes like Funkytown and Eye of the Tiger. Once docked in San Juan, we had two […]

Day 5

We started our day as usual with breakfast across the street from the hotel. We then moved on to getting supplies for the six stoves that we were going to install (3 per group). There were a lot of concrete pieces to the stoves, so we had to get an extra van for people to […]

Day 4

On this day of our adventures in Pana we traveled to the town of San Antonio. It was a long and bumpy ride in the back of the trucks, but the view of the three volcanoes and the lake was worth the drive. Once we arrived we were greeted with open arms by the preschoolers, […]

Day 3

Hello friends and family! Today was our first day of volunteer work with the Mayan Family organization. We started off the day with a delicious breakfast across the street, and then we traveled by truck to the Mayan Family headquarters in town. The preschoolers put on a dance performance for us, and it was very […]

Learn More:

Visit these web sites –

Mayan Families


CDC Travel

State Department

Videos –

Some videos of Group Trips to Mayan Families:

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We’ve made it to Guatemala, and are beginning our week of service to the Mayan Families organization. Check back each day to see more pictures, and follow our blog on the left as we talk about all we’re doing.

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Travel days Saturday and Sunday

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Monday, June 26

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Tuesday June 27

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Wednesday, June 28

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Thursday, June 29

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Friday, June 30