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Cycling into Southern Guatemala: Changing Vibes and relaxing places Cycling through northern and central Guatemala has been quite challenging. The heat, the steep climbs and being called “gringo gringo” 500 times a day was wearing on us. The final straw was when a few kids yelled...

Making Do, the tale of the mysterious ATM

After spending 4 months in Mexico, it is finally time to continue our cycling tour in Guatemala.
El Ceibo is a tiny bordertown. The electricity shuts off and the whole town shuts down from 10.00 at night until 6:00 in the morning. There are only a few houses, maybe two small hotels, and a few small convenience stores and eateries. There is no bank or official currency exchange office anywhere.