Storytime: beautifully painted doors

Santa Cruz del Quiche, Guatemala is a pleasant little town with a bustling plaza in the middle of it all. Fast moving tuk tuks fill the streets, the smell of fresh bread from the local panaderia floats through the air and there is a congested yet captivating market to the left of a beautiful cathedral. It’s about an hours drive from Chichicastenango, a popular tourist destination and a short drive to some pretty cool Mayan Ruins.

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12 Hours in Shanghai

On my way to Cambodia for work I had a 12 hour layover in Shanghai and I was definitely not about to spend it all in an airport. For weeks I researched what I should do. Having already been to Shanghai years ago, I’d seen The Oriental Pearl Tower and places like it so I wanted to explore some place different.

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