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3 Weeks in Antigua, Guatemala. I enrolled at Zamora, a Spanish Language School.
4 hours of classes a day for $125.00 USD per week. My home stay with the "Lucky Morales" Family
which includes 3 meals a day and room, etc, is $75.00 USD per week.

Zamora Academia Elemental de Español
9a. Calle Poniente No. 7
Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez
Guatemala, C. A.
Phone: 00 502 78327670
info@learnspanish-guatemala.com
www.learnspanish-guatemala.com

I will also be working with Local Beekeepers to gain knowledge of Beekeeping of "Africanized" Bees
which is what they mostly have there. Wish me Luck!!! Thanks / Gary
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Friday, February 3 2012.  At Zamora Spanish Class morning break.  Local Honey (Miel) for my Coffee ;-) The Principal is contacting a Local Beekeeper for me to visit this weekend here in Guatemala!!!
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Every town has an open air, year round clothing washing center.  There's every age women / girls / children doing the wash and or helping...
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Completion of the first week at Zamora Spanish Language School!!!  YAAA!!!
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Friday Night in Antigua, Guatemala.
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Friday Night in Antigua, Guatemala.
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Friday Night in Antigua, Guatemala.
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I found my place a gang of 20 year olds.  The Cook!!!
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Party Time at Zamora Spanish Language School!!!
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Studying my Verbs with homemade flash cards in front of my Homestay.
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A Saturday Afternoon Walk Around Antigua, Guatemala. ...
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The view from the flat rooftop of the Lucky Morales Homestay.  Volcan Agua.
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Sunday in Antigua, Guatemala.
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Sunday in Antigua, Guatemala.
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A Mom and her 2 little girls taking a break from selling stuff to watch an Art Performance in Antigua.
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I bought some items from this mom and her daughter.  Felt bad.  Everyone is El Cheapo.
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Here is Sara, my Spanish Teacher at Zamora and Gilberto, a local Beekeeper.  We are going to see his Bees now!!!  Sara is helping with translation :-)
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Gilberto showing me his Bee Videos at School.  Now we are going there!!!
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Visiting Beekeepers in Guatemala.  Here is one of the workshops and workers.  Wooden ware behind us.
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The Woodenware here in Guatemala is 3-4 times heavier than our pine.  They don't paint it.
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Visiting Beekeepers in Guatemala.  Here is one of the workshops and workers.  Wooden ware behind us.
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Visiting Beekeepers in Guatemala.  Here is one of the Woodenware shops.
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Guatemala / Woodenware workers of all ages.
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Guatemala / Beekeepers workshop. This Beekeeper has 1200 Hives!!!  Gary
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This Operation in Guatemala maintains 1200 Hives.  Massive amounts of Honey.  Tomorrow they are starting to work at 4 AM  and wont't get done till 6PM and then have a 2 hour drive home on dusty roads...
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This Operation in Guatemala maintains 1200 Hives.  Massive amounts of Honey.  Tomorrow they are starting to work at 4 AM  and wont't get done till 6PM and then have a 2 hour drive home on dusty roads...
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This Beekeeping Operation in Guatemala has 1200 Hives. Massive amounts of Honey!!!
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Nucleus Hives fill a wall space. The hard wood they use is 3-4 times heavier than our Pine Wood Hives.  They do not paint them.
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Stacks of Beehive Woodenware made from a local hardwood here in Guatemala.  This out fit maintains 1200 Hives but makes extra Woodenware to sell.
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A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce a European.  Genera
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A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce a European.  Genera
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A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce a European.  Genera
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A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce a European. General
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Bursting with Honey.  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introdu
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The Queen is there!!!  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introd
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See the Queen in the Middle!!!  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen a
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Their Wired Wax Foundation.  They avoid plastics, chemicals and paint.  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized,
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A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce a European. General
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No wooden inner cover!!!  They use a bag.  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill t
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The Frame Style type of feeder they use.  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill th
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Stray Honey Comb... A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce
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Brood Pattern.  A Bee Yard in Alotenango, Guatemala. This Apiary has 250 very active hives in production. They manage 1200 total.  Observing and assisting with Hive Inspections. Some are Africanized, but they continuously kill that queen and introduce a E
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A long, dusty ride in the back of a Beekeepers pickup truck after leaving the bee yard of 250 hives back in no-mans land.  Alotenango, Gauatemala.  Don't forget to tip your trash man. They don't have services like we are accustomed too...  Gary
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Village Life Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Village Life Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Village life in Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Trying to get his ball of the roof.  Village life in Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Dinner Supplies.  Some wood for cooking and a basket of surprises.  Village life in Alotenango, Guatemala.
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A corner store.  Village life in Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Village life in Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Village life in Alotenango, Guatemala.
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Our Walking Group at Cerro de la Cruz
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At Cerro de la Cruz, Antigua, Guatemala.
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After School Walk with my teacher and student friends.   Volcan Agua as seen from Cerra de la Cruz. Antigua is below.
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Buying Fresh Fruit off a pickup truck in Antigua.  Yes, you can sample before you buy ;-)
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Buying Fresh Fruit off a pickup truck in Antigua.  Yes, you can sample before you buy ;-)
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Buying Fresh Fruit off a pickup truck in Antigua.  Yes, you can sample before you buy ;-)
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Buying Fresh Fruit off a pickup truck in Antigua.  Yes, you can sample before you buy ;-)
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Back home before my first storm here:-). Weather has been great.  View is from the rooftop of my Homestay.
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Back home before my first storm here:-). Weather has been great.  View is from the rooftop of my Homestay.
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Back home before my first storm here:-). Weather has been great.  View is from the rooftop of my Homestay.
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At Lanquin, Guatemala, loading 12 of us up for a 1 hour very bumpy ride to the Lakes of Semuc Champey.
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Semuc Champey, Guatemala, near Coban.  We hiked from the level below up the mountain to get this view.  Then down to swim in the lakes.  2 hours... Whew...
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The Jungle along the hike up the mountain at Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Buying homemade Chocolate along the way.
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Down at the Rapids at Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Switching from Sneakers for the Climb to Flip Flops for the Swim and Caves.
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Semuc Champey, Guatemala.  We hiked to the top of this mountain to get this view.  Then down to swim :-)
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Semuc Champey, Guatemala.  We hiked to the top of this mountain to get this view.  Then down to swim :-)
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Heading to the Caves, but no waterproof camera, so no pix :-(
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Heading to the Caves, but no waterproof camera, so no pix :-(
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Village Boy / Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Heading to the Caves / Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Heading to the Caves / Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Heading to the Caves / Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Bridge Support at Semuc Champey
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Bridge Support at Semuc Champey
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Bridge at Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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On the way to the Cave Adventure at Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Village Boy near Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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Near Lanquin, Guatemala. And you thought you had it tough.
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House near Lanquin, Guatemala.
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Where Chocolate comes from.  Here is Cocao near Lanquin, Guatemala.
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Natural Vegetation / near Lanquin, Guatemala.
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Zamora Spanish School Mates Linda & Rachael and I at a travel agent shop pointing to the weekend trip we took to Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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The weekend trip we took to Semuc Champey, Guatemala.
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A weekend trip to Semuc Champey, Guatemala.  10 of us and the driver crammed into a little tour van for 6 - 7 hours each way...
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Stopped by the Police???  Don't know why...
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A weekend trip to Semuc Champey, Guatemala.  10 of us and the driver crammed into a little tour van for 6 - 7 hours each way...
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