[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]escrito por Erwin Colli Chayax, administrador del Hub de OG en San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala. Este artículo también está disponible en Inglés, aquí.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text]Guatemala está conformada por 22 departamentos y 340 municipios. Existen...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala. This article is also available in Spanish, here.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text]Guatemala is made up of 22 departments and 340 municipalities. There...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text] When we travel, we often remember the people and stories that changed our lives. I’ve been lucky to meet a number of such people in my adventures around the world. In the moment and days and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We talked to Gillian  to hear about her OG adventure in Guatemala in 2018. Here are the highlights of her program, tips for travel and reflections!  My name is Gillian Fairles, and I’m from Ontario Canada. I am a...

by Nate Van Haute My group and I at La Ventana, one of the highest points in Guatemala. Here we had a view of massive volcanoes before finishing our hike in Todos Santos. Everyone I met in Guatemala during my Operation Groundswell program had a story to...

Food security initiatives can take many forms. In the past, I have seen educational supermarket tours that help low-income families learn how to get the most nutritional foods out of each paycheck. I have seen backyard chickens fortifying the diets (and gardens) of...

With over a thousand applications pouring in for our summer programs, we are so excited to announce that we have our early bird winner! Eleanor Hein was randomly selected as our early bird winner, which means her round-trip flight to join our Guatemala: Mayan Roots team is...

This is something I learned and will never forget: everything is a work in process and must be respected as such....