Month: January 2016

Why we chose Language School in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Quetzeltenango, Xela Guatemala

Flower stalls outside the cemetery. Death is serious business around here. They handle it much better than we do. This is Lew and Della’s favorite tienda. It’s amazing what one can buy for forty cents…..especially if you are a kid! Lewis and his teacher, Karla. They were the perfect pair. They share a similar humor …

A Day in the Life: Language School in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

A Day in the Life: Language School in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

Walking to school. We chose our language school in Quetzaltenango from the comfort of our living room in Durango, CO. It was the most affordable and after contacting many, they were the first and only to respond.  We booked our month with ULEW TINIMIT SPANISH SCHOOL  and never looked back. In hind sight, the Gods were shining …

Honestly

My familia!  There are no pictures. There are hardly words. I knew Guatemala was going to be rough around the edges. I knew that there would be deep poverty. I worried a bit for my children and jarring culture shock, and then I thought that culture shock is an odd problem to worry about. The …