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US to Guatemala
(Jan 12 - Mar 3)

Guatemala Stay
(Feb 4 - Mar 6)

Guatemal to Peru
(March 7 - 25)



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Four of the cutest chicas in Panama
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March 27, 1999: Panama - Begging, Bribing and Island-Hopping to Get Out!
  • The Team splits up! Abeja and Kevin head north to try a new route to Colombia that turns out to be just as hard.
  • The other three FINALLY get on a boat for Colombia, but first they have to pay a bribe!



Trekking - Guatemala to Peru
(February 7 - March 25, 1999)


March 24: Of Pirates, Pleasures and Panama (still ...)
  • OK, we think we've got the boats lined up, but did somebody say pirates?!?
  • Kavitha learns some new moves at a mig Panama party!
March 20: Panama: Stuck Between Disaster and Paradise
  • Will the team be trapped in Panama forever? They missed the banana boat!
  • Trek through the land without roads! Don't forget to bring a machete and plenty of money for an Indian guide to cross the Darién Gap!
March 17: Panama - In the Center of it All!
  • Don't eat yellow snow!!! Well, unless it's 95 degrees out and everyone else is doing it...
March 13: Nicaragua - The Culture, the Politics and the Environment
  • Dance with the giant dolls, Abeja and the residents of Leon as they celebrate a Nicaraguan folkloric tradition.
March 10: Heading South and Witnessing Change
  • You can practically feel the mosquitoes itching as you read Abeja's dispatch about her most-feared critters and diseases.


The Team in Guatemala
(February 4 - March 6, 1999)


March 6: Goodbye Guatemala, Hello Centroamerica!
  • Travel with Kevin through five countries on his first adventurous week in Central America (watch out for big mamma cockroaches!).
March 3: Final Days in Guatemala

  • Meet Kevin, our newest Trekker! Learn about his last days in America, and hopes for the future.
Feb 27: Re-Writing History and Preserving the Future

  • Jamila's last dispatch sends her on a search for a doll that represents the appearance of most of the children in Guatemala.
Feb 24: Modern Webcasts, Traditional Fincas and Everything in Between

  • Say goodbye to Todos Santos as Shawn writes about his wonderful host family, and the joys of sharing.
Feb 20: Post-war Guatemala

  • Abeja opens up to Jamila about meeting a mother of six who survived the thirty-six year Civil War.


Feb 17: Traditional Life and Hope for the Future

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Feb 13: Guatemala - Diverse People with Diverse Needs

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Feb 10: Guatemala - Its Beauty and Its Pain

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Feb 6: Guatemala - Maya Civilization

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Trekking - US to Guatemala
(January 12 - March 3, 1999)


Feb 3: More on the Maya and the Markets

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January 30: Trekking: Mexico - Guatemala

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January 27: Entering Maya Territory - Southern Mexico

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January 23: Mexico City

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January 20: Trekking: Mexico-Guatemala

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January 16: San Francisco - School Visits & Departure

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January 12: San Francisco - Meet the Team

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