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How do I get to Santiago Atitlán?

When you’re thinking about visiting Santiago Atitlán, you have figure out “How do I get to Santiago Atitlán?”. Here are the five ways I found to get there … but doing a day trip from Guatemala City would be the least palatable option unless you have Maximón in your car. Private Car: You can drive here in your own car. If …

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Maximón should be a Trini God …

Religion is ever present, in all different forms around the world. In Trinidad, we have our own beliefs, but in travelling to Santiago Atitlán, a Trini should be prepared for two things Some decent craft shopping Meeting Maximón. Maximón (pronounced Mah-SHEE-moan) or San Simón, or whatever other local name he’s called, has about 15 to 20 shrines or santuarios, which …

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Ceramic and pottery shopping in San Antonio Guatemala

If you’re in Panajachel, Guatemala … you might want to take a side trip up a volcano or even do some hiking. For me, I was mostly content to eat pizza and hang out enjoying my view. However … if you do happen to get a little tired of the spectacular view, unlimited rum and cokes and stone oven pizza …

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Get the pizza at The Pump House restaurant – #Moncton

Here in Moncton, I’ve been on a journey to find out all the best places to grab dinner. The Pump House brewery | @phbrewery) is definitely a decent place in town to grab a drink and some very decent food. Located just off Esplanade in downtown Moncton, it looks like a typical micro-brew pub, both inside and outside. They do …

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Chez Camille Take Out in Cap Pele, New Brunswick.

One of the major reasons I’ve been excited about being in Atlantic Canada, is to replicate my epic seafood binges of past years. For all the food that we’ve been exploring in Moncton, we decided to drive 30 mins out of town for some epic seafood. My client colleagues recommended that we head to Seafood Paradise in Cap Pele. We …

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Tak’s Thai Kitchen, Moncton … Authentically Thai Food

Moncton continues to surprise me in terms of things to do and places to eat. The latest culinary adventure took us a bit out of the downtown core to Tak’s Thai Kitchen. Today is also the first day that I’m using my Blackberry Z10 to take pictures for a post … so the picture quality will be a bit different. …

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Taj Mahal Flavour of India, Moncton : Getting Better!

So I’ve finished my first week working in Moncton … I saw the Super Tidal Bore and bought some lobster in the Airport … so what else is a consultant supposed to be doing in town during the week? I’ll give you a hint … Sleeping Working Eating There is nothing else on the agenda because there is simply no …

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In Moncton, Super Moon = Super Tidal Bore

A major tourist attraction in Moncton is a phenomenon referred to as the “Tidal Bore”. Now to put things in perspective … anything that attracts more than 100 people in Moncton is a tourist attraction. There’s a Canadian TV show called Corner Gas and it’s based in Central Canada … but if you substituted Moncton for Saskatoon, you wouldn’t notice …

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Lobster Shopping at Dieppe Fish Market #YQM

I fly through a lot of airports and with the spread of shopping in the airports, I have the opportunity to see some really unique shops in an airport. That being said, Moncton’s Airport is the only airport I’ve seen a fishmarket selling ready to eat lobster – Dieppe Fish Market. It’s an absolutely unique marketing statement on behalf of …

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